Flower Longhorn Beetle (Stenelytrana emarginata)
Detailing the identifying qualities of the Flower Longhorn Beetle, including physical features and territorial reach.
Updated: 6/24/2015; Authored By Staff Writer; Content ©www.InsectIdentification.org
Patient and persistent attempts to lure this species in front of a camera are usually rewarded .
The long antennae of this species and its bright orange elytra make it a lovely specimen to photograph. They are usually found on flowers, but are fond of fruits and other juicy sweet foods. They can also be lured by placing special fermenting baits outside. Adults are most active from mid-spring though late summer. Larvae feed on decaying elm and beech wood.