White-marked Hairy Longhorn Beetle
White-marked Hairy Longhorn Beetle
White-mark, left side
White-marked Hairy Longhorn Beetle (Rhytiphora posthumeralis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Longhorn Beetle (Cerambycidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: White-marked Hairy Longhorn Beetle (Rhytiphora posthumeralis)
This Photo:     🔍White-mark, right side🔎

Thank you Allen Sundholm OAM for confirming the id of this species for us

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
While it looks like the left side, we always flip images so the head is on the left side of the image. It helps compare photo's with others.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
1st Live Photo on-line
1st Record in SA on Atlas:

~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.

Copyright © 2022-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Jan-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.