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Longhorn Beetle on Oxeye Daisy

Lepturobosca chrysocoma?

Description:

Has some similarities to the previous spotting Longhorn Beetle on Oxeye: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/125... but this one has no spots and is a bit smaller.

Habitat:

Roadside on way to Blackwall Peak, Manning Park, BC. North Cascade Mountain Range.


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3 Comments

Thanks Doren B! I think you are right! But I have left a question mark so that any longhorn beetle experts can add to this ID, Thanks!

Doren B
Doren B 3 years ago

This is a wild guess, prompted by what appears to be golden hairs on your specimen, but it might ( as in a mere possibility ) be Lepturobosca chrysocoma. The gold coloring, though, could just be pollen from the daisy.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/19893

Doren B
Doren B 3 years ago

Looks like one of the Flower Longhorn Beetles, subfamily Lepturinae. There are approximately 200 species in this subfamily in North America.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/2941

KathleenMcEachern
Spotted by
KathleenMcEachern

British Columbia, Canada

Lat: 49.09, Long: -120.81

Spotted on Jul 13, 2016
Submitted on Jul 25, 2016

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