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Flat-faced Longhorn Beetle

Hemierana marginata

Description:

This is one of the flat-faced, long-horned beetles with orange/yellow markings on the head/thorax and leathery black hind wings. Size is 6-11 mm.

Habitat:

This one was photographed in a mixed pine-hardwood forest adjacent to a large lake along the Bartram Trail in east-central Georgia.

Notes:

Some of its host plants include ironweed (Vernonia, Asteraceae), puccoon (Lithospermum, Boraginaceae), and wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia, Asteraceae).

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KenCheeks
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KenCheeks

Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 26, 2013
Submitted on Jul 16, 2013

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