Banded net-Winged Beetle - (Calopteron discrepens)
Flaxen nets, like those used by fishermen, are said to be the origin of the Banded Net-Winged Beetle name.
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It is typically 0.3 inches to 0.7 inches (9mm to 19mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: black; orange; striped; wings; winged; flying; six legged; antenna; banded.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska;New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Mexico.
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Banded net-Winged Beetle. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in red) the states and territories of North America where the Banded net-Winged Beetle may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.