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Longhorn with pseudoscorpions - Xylotrechus sagittatus

Longhorn with pseudoscorpions - Xylotrechus sagittatus
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Florida, USA
July 14, 2006
Found at a light and brought in for some shots.
Detail of the hitchikers:

I just noticed
that there's some other arthropodian life form hanging off the abomen near its terminus and yet another pseudoscorpion clinging to the left mesotibia.

I missed seeing this earlier.
Great content, Sean!

How about Neoclytus cordifer

 
I am not sure. Perhaps Xylot
I am not sure. Perhaps
Xylotrechus sagittatus sagittatus is closer. What do you think?
http://www.fsca-dpi.org/Coleoptera/Mike/FloridaCerambycids/Xylotrechus_sagittatus.htm

 
X. sagittatus
This looks like S. sagittatus to me--see images on guide page.

Fascinating photos. Those pseudoscorpions are so large just to be hitching a ride.

 
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Thanks! I thought the pattern a bit subdued for the Neoclytus.

man your shots
are CRISP

 
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Thanks! That of course is a "studio shot" (meaning on my table).