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Two-spot longhorn beetle; Longicornio de dos manchas

Nustera distigma


Cerambycid with an elongated body of ca. 15 mm in length, long black antennae and very characteristic red and black colours with two black spots on the back. Legs with black and red segments. Its life cycle expands 2-3 years. Larvae feed on coniferous and deciduous trees. Adults feed on flowers.


Spotted at an evergreen oak forest. Dehesa de Valdelatas


Camera Model: NIKON D500. Exposure Time: 1/500 sec.; f/11; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. No flash fired. DSC_2287

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.54, Long: -3.69

Spotted on Jun 28, 2018
Submitted on Oct 23, 2018

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