Bug of the Week: Elegant Blister Beetle Author RobertaPublished on April 4, 2012Leave a comment on Bug of the Week: Elegant Blister Beetle Today I had a choice between drab and brown, and bright and colorful. I decided to go colorful. This little beauty is the Elegant Blister Beetle, Eupompha elegans. It is feeding on a brittlebush flower. Yum, a veritable banquet of pollen.