Longhorn beetle (Cerambycidae)Hesthesis cingulatus

1 Wasp-mimic longicorn at Namadgi National Park

3 images

Hesthesis cingulatus at Namadgi National Park - 10 Feb 2018
Hesthesis cingulatus at Namadgi National Park - 10 Feb 2018
Hesthesis cingulatus at Namadgi National Park - 10 Feb 2018
Hesthesis cingulatus at Namadgi National Park - 10 Feb 2018
Hesthesis cingulatus at Namadgi National Park - 10 Feb 2018

Identification history

Longhorn beetle (Cerambycidae) Hesthesis cingulatus 19 Feb 2018 KimPullen
Longhorn beetle (Cerambycidae) Hesthesis cingulatus 14 Feb 2018 HarveyPerkins1K

2 comments

HarveyPerkins1K wrote:
   14 Feb 2018
The wasp mimicry even went as far as the intense wasp-like buzzing when the beetle flew!
MichaelMulvaney1.1K wrote:
   12 Apr 2018
This sighting was judged the best beetle image in the 2018 Canberra Nature Map Photographic Competition

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Feb 2018 12:01 PM Recorded on
  • HarveyPerkins Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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