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Bee beetle

Trichius fasciatus


About 10 millimeters long. Head and pronotum are black, while the elytra are yellowish, crossed by a few black bands. The first black band reaches the scutellum. The sides of the chest and the back of the abdomen are covered with a white pubescence, hence the popular name "Bee beetle"


Upland meadow, with lots of flowers.


This one was hanging on a Campanula persicifolia.

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Alex C.
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Alex C.


Spotted on Jun 29, 2019
Submitted on Jul 3, 2019

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