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Wasp-mimic longhorn | by cotinis
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Wasp-mimic longhorn

Xylotrechus colonus, the "Rustic Borer". These very wasp-like beetles are attracted to lights, and I see a few every summer. The antennae are shorter than those of most longhorn beetles, enhancing the wasp-like appearance. Body length, 13 mm.

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Taken on August 9, 2010