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I saw this insect on my lemon tree in San Francisco, Ca - Xestoleptura crassipes

I saw this insect on my lemon tree in San Francisco, Ca - Xestoleptura crassipes
San Francisco, California, USA
June 20, 2009
resting on a lemon leaf

Moved
Moved from Lepturini.

looks like a nice lepturine
let's wait for the experts

 
You'll still need to wait for the experts...
...but I see some definite similarities between your image and some of those already in the guide for Xestoleptura crassipes:



Only a guess, so please wait for confirmation!

 
Xestoleptura crassipes...
...looks good to me.

 
Lori...
...I just noticed that you are new to BugGuide and I wanted to say... Welcome!

In case you aren't familiar with this group of beetles, they are commonly referred to as "Flower Longhorns" and as their name implies, can often be found on flowers (where I believe they feed on pollen or nectar). More images of beetles in this subfamily can be found here.

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