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Red-shouldered Pine Borer

Stictoleptura canadensis

Habitat:

My flower garden.

Notes:

I found this little giant messing with my flowers. Not sure who he is and would like some help with that. Is he friend or foe?

1 Species ID Suggestions

Red-shouldered Pine Borer
Stictoleptura canadensis cribripennis Red-shouldered Pine borer - Stictoleptura canadensis - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Splendid find!

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

This is a longicorn beetle (Cerambycidae).
They have long antennae. It is a huge family and smaller species are commonly found feeding on flower nectar. Larvae are wood borers and this probably makes them bad guys... from one perspective. Little giant... =)

greenthumbturtle
Spotted by
greenthumbturtle

Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Jul 22, 2013
Submitted on Nov 18, 2013

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