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Insect and Spider Identification: Beetle Identification, British Columbia, Canada

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Hulio
Cranbrook
Canada

June 13, 2013
5:02 PM

Post #9558102

Hey, I was hoping to get some help on identifying these beetles that were mating on some Meadow Death-Camas. It's in the video... but I made a screen capture just for a picture for the thread.

http://youtu.be/cKCDq_tWo3g

Thanks in advance for any help!!


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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

June 14, 2013
5:44 AM

Post #9558554

These are flower longhorns, long-horned wood-boring beetles in the subfamily Lepturinae - see http://www.pbase.com/tmurray74/image/84705521 for an example.
Hulio
Cranbrook
Canada

June 17, 2013
10:10 AM

Post #9562272

Flapdoodle wrote:These are flower longhorns, long-horned wood-boring beetles in the subfamily Lepturinae - see http://www.pbase.com/tmurray74/image/84705521 for an example.


Cool. Thank you! Someone had suggested Acmaeops pratensis?

Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

June 17, 2013
2:46 PM

Post #9562543

Although Acmaeops pratensis could be a possibility, I for one would be hesitant to make a specific identification from these images.

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