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Long-Horned Wood-Boring Beetle


A Long-horn beetle, 1 cm long, with admirable coloring and texture for camouflage on pine bark. The elytra are covered in multi-toned brown and beige bristles. The last picture shows how well it can disappear on a tree branch. Family Cerambycidae.


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

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Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Aug 13, 2018
Submitted on Aug 15, 2018

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