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Black-and-yellow Longhorn Beetle

Observed: 13th July 2012 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Our first Longhorn beetle for the park, a large bright 25-30mm specimen on the bramble hedge in Downhills park.
The larvae feed for 2-3 years in damp rotting wood, and the adults are regularly seen on flowers such as Hogweed, from may to september.

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