White-marked Hairy Longhorn Beetle
White-mark, left side
Lycid Mimic Longhorn
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Family:||Longhorn Beetle (Cerambycidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||White-marked Hairy Longhorn Beetle (Rhytiphora posthumeralis)|
Thank you Allen Sundholm OAM for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st Live Photo on-line
1st Record in SA
~17mm head to tail, with antennae ~13mm long.
Came to a night light on 1st January.
We photographed both sides to ensure the white splash was consistent and not a aberration.
Very hairy, with the white splashes hidden in the dorsal view.