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Small mulberry borer

Dorcaschema alternatum

Description:

This beetle was seen at a porch light, at around 10:00 pm. These beetles are twig borers of the Texas mulberry tree (Morus celtidifolia). This beetle has light orange spots, with 4 black marking on the elytras, while having grey throughout the rest of the beetle.

Habitat:

In my garden, Fort Worth, Texas.

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Saturniidae27
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Saturniidae27

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Spotted on Jun 3, 2020
Submitted on Jul 11, 2020

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