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Wasp beetle

Clytus arietis

Description:

It is harmless but is protected by its wasp-like colours and movements.

Habitat:

It can be seen in woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens wandering around on flowers.

Notes:

Norwegian name: Vepsebukk

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2 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

Excellent longhorn.

Watson5
Watson5 a month ago

Great picture! It's always fun to see another insect that mimics a wasp. The coloring would definitely keep me away. Thanks for sharing.

arne.roysland
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arne.roysland

Norway

Spotted on Jun 26, 2020
Submitted on Jul 1, 2020

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