Also known as the Yellow Velvet Flower Beetle - in the Subfamily Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns). Almost 2 cm long with a golden color.
Spotted on a wildflower along a trail in a conifer forest above 2000 ft. Cascade foothills.
Larvae eat decaying wood, both hardwoods and conifer. Range is Canada to n. Mexico.
Lat: 48.59, Long: -120.42
Spotted on Jun 28, 2018
Submitted on Jul 1, 2018