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Wildlife on the windowsill A wasp beetle sitting on the outside of my kitchen window, waiting patiently to have his photo taken... Clytus arietis,Geotagged,Germany,Wasp Beetle,cerambycidae,insect Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Wildlife on the windowsill

A wasp beetle sitting on the outside of my kitchen window, waiting patiently to have his photo taken...

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Clytus arietis, the wasp beetle, is a wasp-mimicking longhorn beetle species in the genus Clytus. It reaches 9–18 millimetres (0.35–0.71 in) in length, and flies well in sunshine from May to July, often visiting flowers for pollen and nectar.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by gglaeser
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By gglaeser

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Uploaded Apr 28, 2014. Captured Apr 21, 2014 17:59 in Stobenstraße 15, 31180 Giesen, Germany.
  • NIKON D50
  • f/1.0
  • 10/2500s