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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.