A couple of years ago, I spotted a beetle rapidly moving around sage in the Dry Canyon here. My attempts to photograph it didn’t work out.
In October of 2008, I noticed a similar bug, again in the Dry Canyon. However, this time it didn’t escape my camera.
After several years of here and there checking on its ID, I believe it is an Hippodamia apicalis. The speedy little critter is a member of the Lady Beetle family.
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