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  1. This really is a great shot Jivko! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you, Claire! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Oh well, love makes things even more lovely. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you so much! Posted 3 years ago

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''Rutpela maculata'', the Spotted Longhorn, is a beetle species of ''flower longhorns'' belonging to the family Cerambycidae, subfamily Lepturinae. This beetle is widespread in most of Europe, in East Palearctic ecozone and in the Near East.

Larvae are polyphagous in deciduous trees, mainly feeding on ''Picea abies'', ''Corylus avellana'', ''Fagus sylvatica'', ''Castanea sativa'' and ''Ostrya carpinifolia'', as well as on ''Quercus'', ''Carpinus'', ''Salix'', ''Alnus'', ''Populus'' and.. more

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Aug 4, 2015. Captured Aug 3, 2015 16:42 in Unnamed Road, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/125s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm