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Photo#193991
Longhorn - Mecas cineracea - male

Longhorn - Mecas cineracea - Male
Spring Valley NAture Sanctuary, Cook County, Illinois, USA
June 24, 2008
Should name these guys Yellow Coneflower Longhorned Beetles since this is where I find them annually. Was a mating pair but I chased her away.

Nice pic...
...of an uncommon beetle (at least here in Missouri, where I only seem to see one here and one there).

 
Right now I can reliably find
Right now I can reliably find about half a dozen daily.

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