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Golden Flower Long-horn

Lepturobosca chrysocoma

Description:

Also known as the Yellow Velvet Flower Beetle - in the Subfamily Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns). Almost 2 cm long with a golden color.

Habitat:

Spotted on a wildflower along a trail in a conifer forest above 2000 ft. Cascade foothills.

Notes:

Larvae eat decaying wood, both hardwoods and conifer. Range is Canada to n. Mexico.

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Washington, USA

Lat: 48.59, Long: -120.42

Spotted on Jun 28, 2018
Submitted on Jul 1, 2018

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