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Stinking Longhorn

Stenoderus suturalis

Description:

A slim 10 mm long longhorn or longicorn beetle with bright orange-red elytra and black thorax, head and legs. A narrow streak of black was seen along the inner elytral margins, extending from wing base to two-thirds of the length of the wing. A corresponding but slightly shorter stripe was also seen along the outer elytral margins. Glossy long antennae were segmented and held mostly forward, slightly flexed at the stape.
At a glance this beetle looked like a Lycid beetle and could well be mimicking one.

Habitat:

Spotted on a plant with loose umbels very much like Queen Anne's lace (Daucus species perhaps).
Occurrence record:
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...

Notes:

See reference link below for Tony D.'s explanation for interesting information about the name "stinking longhorn"
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32977858@N...
Family: Cerambycidae
Subfamily: Cerambycinae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 25, 2014
Submitted on Nov 30, 2014

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