SCENE in the pen. 056

“Longhorn beetle spawning”

A tigar-patterned longhorn beetle was walking around on a tree. Apparently it’s looking for a place to spawn. I could see the ovipositor. And it stopped and stayed for a while. Probably the spawning is over. The longhorn beetle quickly climbed the tree.  [JULY 2021]

Chlorophorus quinquefasciatus