Clytus ruricola


Clytus ruricola, Olivier 1795


Said to be a wasp mimic, Clytus ruricola, the Round-necked Longhorn (Family Cerambycidae) is a wood-boring beetle whose larva feed mostly on maple. The adult is a pollen feeder and, in this case, is making its way over a Euphorbia bloom. 

Photographed on 13 July, 2014. Edmonton. ID and information from Insects of Alberta.

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One Comment

  1. Gary Anweiler 12 April, 2015 at 10:09 AM #

    Soon there will be lots of new bugs to bother…. I await!!

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