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Long Horn Beetle

Description:

A strange cylindrical little long-horned beetle, covered in hairs and with a mottled coloring of browns and blacks. The eyes are small. It feigns death when disturbed and falls to the ground. When at rest the antennae are held close to the body. Only when it is walking, does it hold its antennae outwards. About 8 mm in length. Family Cerambycidae.

Habitat:

At lights, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico 2,200 meters.



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Bernadette S
Bernadette S a year ago

What a super series of photos, Lauren!

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Sep 21, 2018
Submitted on Sep 23, 2018

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