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It is a wasp-mimicking longhorn beetle. It is a pest for the vineyard and several fruit trees. It size can reach 1.15 cm in female and 1.30 in male adults. The adult is harmless but is protected by its wasp-like colours and movements. The larvae live in dead wood during 30 weaks and then emerge the adult. The female lays the eggs in the bark of the tree.
On top of a tree stump in a backyard garden
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/320 sec.; f/9; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Focal Length: 300.0 mm.