Just Identified

I took these pictures on July 8 and

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didn’t blog them because I couldn’t identify the insect.

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Then, this morning, I happened upon a website that I immediately bookmarked.

 insectidentification.org

It has insect identifications by state.

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Banded longhorn beetles are often seen eating flower pollen.

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 Females lay their eggs on dead or dying trees. The larva hatch and then bore into the wood, where they live for 1-3 years. After pupating, the adults chew their way out of the tree and and seek mates to continue the cycle.

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2 responses to this post.

  1. That’s an interesting looking one. I use bug guide.net which is also very good.

    Reply

    • Thanks. I tried to get on bug guide and had problems. So, now I can’t be cause my email address in is there and “is being used by ….” My son’s going to help me sometime.

      Reply

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