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Family Cerambycidae, Spathoptera albilatera
Back in Hemilophini - think I got the right one: Elytral plica, pronotal spines, pattern (not well seen in collection specimen), + range (SE Brasil, RJ-PR, acc. to catalogue).
mimics in Calliini lack the elytral plica:http://www.coleoptera-neotropical.org/pa...
Best adress to look for Lampyrid mimics is Hemilophini:http://www.coleoptera-neotropical.org/pa...but this time, I think, it's wrong. Note pronotal spines . . .
Sergio, look how much your Cerambycid looks like a Lampyrid! http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/199...
Sergio, tell us a little bit about this beetle! It's beautiful!
This is amazing! It seems to be mimicking a Lightening Beetle (Lampyridae).
Thank you venusflytrap2000.
Great image, Sergio! Keep 'em coming!
Lat: -26.13, Long: -49.16
Spotted on Jan 20, 2016 Submitted on Jan 26, 2016
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