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Strange beetle on Hemerocallis

Observed: 29th June 2012 By: janecara
Strange beetle on Hemerocallis

I was surprised to find this rather large and striking beetle in a garden I was working in this afternoon. It was about 3 - 3.5cm long, tip to tail and was sitting quite happily on some Hemerocallis leaves. Can anyone tell me what it is?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Black-and-yellow Longhorn Beetle (Rutpela maculata) interacts


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Jeremy's identification must have been added while I was still typing mine!

For more info on this attractive beetle see:

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