In its native range, the Japanese cedar longhorned beetle is considered a secondary pest because it preferentially attacks I have several pictures and videos of them. Feather-winged beetle, (family Ptiliidae), any of more than 400 species of beetles (insect order Coleoptera) characterized by long fringes of hair on the long, narrow hindwings. of hair. I wasn’t sure if I should bury her or not so I put her under the bush I planted. The bug was found in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in January (summer). A kit containing the materials you need to embroider a Feather-Horned Beetle (Rhipicera femorata) in the style of a natural history museum specimen. Hi Daniel, The last few are sort of hard to see but it is of the males surrounding the female. According to BugGuide, they are present “mostly: Sept-Oct.” Of the genus, BugGuide notes: “antennae flabellate in males, serrate in females” and flabellate is an entomological term to describe fanlike antennae. Anonymous. Aug 7, 2017 - This Pin was discovered by Ana H Platero. Its a male Rhipicera femorata. Thanks for your time reading this and the work you put into this site! colour with white spots on the elytra and pronotum, formed by patches Habitat: Recently trapped by a house spider (badumna sp?) and parasitic. Would love to know more about it. Hope you like the photos. Apr 23, 2020 - Feather Horned Beetle with Long Bushy 'Eyebrows'(Rhipicera femorata) by thefeaturedcreature: Males use their fantastic (hah!) We observed one little chap trying to hone in on a female that was resting on a twig on our garden shrub. Ptiliidae is a family of very tiny beetles with a cosmopolitan distribution. The female with the small antennae came in earlier than the male. 1 year ago Oh, wait! your own Pins on Pinterest Saved from s.click.aliexpress.com It is thought the first instars of Sandalus niger attach themselves The first instar are triungulin-like, meaning they appear Could you tell me please what this is? Dear Babs, This is a male Cedar Beetle or Cicada Parasite Beetle, Sandalus niger, which we identified on BugGuide.  According to BugGuide, they are present “mostly: Sept-Oct.”  Of the genus, BugGuide notes:  “antennae flabellate in males, serrate in females” and flabellate is an entomological term to describe fanlike antennae. It was interesting Through your site I discovered that I had found a Cedar Beetle. How you want your letter signed:  Caleb, Dear Caleb, antennae to locate a female feather-horned beetle that’s emitting pheromones which 10 Comments Mystery Beetle with fan-like antennae Location: Central Ohio (in October) October 25, 2011 3:29 pm Hi! You will receive a new password via e-mail. User Tip: Click on the "X" found on each entry below to hide specific bugs from this page's listing. Dear Jackie, 2010. The beetle is sewn in a 7-inch embroidery hoop using 3 embroidery stitches and 1 Date: 04/19/2018 Japanese cedar longhorn beetle, Callidiellum rufipenne (Motschulsky, 1860). Time: 07:18 PM EDT Feather Horned and Cedar Beetles Archives - What's That Bug? They were quite a way up the tree by that time. Adults range in size from 10 to 25 millimetres in length and can I’ll also send you a video or two but I need to watch them again to see which ones are easiest to see. web near a light. Thanks, Your images of this Feather Horned Beetle, Rhipicera femoralis, are positively gorgeous, and we always enjoy posting beautiful images.  According to biologist Dr. Carin Bondar on Facebook:  “Aren’t those antennae just amazing?  The large surface provides more space for chemoreceptors which are necessary to smell pheromones and find a partner.”, Subject:  Mating Cedar Beetles A short time later, I saw two males buzzing around looking for her. Rhipicera - Feather-Horned Beetle - male Another view of this amazing little critter that can find a female Rhipicera by using the perfume sensors in its antennae. We identified your Feather Horned Beetle on the Life Unseen website which has some nice photos, but no information. No Signature: – Liam, Dear Liam, little is known of their biology and ecology. Saw this bug in my room one night, was wondering what it was with its curious antennae. The antennae of Subject:  Bug Date: 10/09/2017 Rhipicera - Feather Horned Beetle Rhipicera male beetle has a multi-segmented antennae that is a perfume sensing device to help locate a female Rhipicera. One species is the cedar bark beetle, which can attack branches, twigs or entire cedar trees ( Cedrus spp.). We did have a smaller beetle without the fancy antennae but by the time I got the camera the Dear TW, This is a male Cedar Beetle or Cicada Parasite Beetle, Sandalus niger, which we identified on BugGuide.. Geographic location of the bug:  Kansas City I love the antennae. A few days later I went for a walk and saw a large amount of them flying around a tree in our backyard. January 20, 2016 5:42 pm and lightly sclerotised, with conical shaped antennae consisting of just Japanese cedar longhorned beetle, Callidiellum rufipenne. A few days later I went for a walk and saw a large amount of them flying around a tree in our backyard. This Thanks for your time reading this and the work you put into this site! Thanks so much for sending in your awesome images.  We have taken your original comment and created a new posting using your images of a Cedar Beetle Mating Frenzy.  Male Cedar Beetles have flabellate or fanlike antennae that help them locate a female once she releases her pheromones. Geographic location of the bug:  Gondiwindi Qld We believe this is a Click Beetle in the family Elateridae, and though we can link to similar looking individuals with feathered antennae from other countries like this Click Beetle from Uganda or this Click Beetle from Los Angeles, we have not been able to locate any similar looking individuals from the Caribbean or South America.  We would not rule out that it might be a Feather Horned Beetle in the family Callirhipidae like this individual pictured on ShutterAsia.  We will attempt to do more research on your beetle including getting an opinion from Eric Eaton. A reader comments. Time: 06:44 AM EDT There are only 6 species It is approximately 1.5 to 2 centimeters long. your own Pins on Pinterest This larval species is grub-like Congratulations Leuba, your Feather-horned Beetle is our Spotting of the Day: "He's tiny (15 mm) but he's got reception! If you are interested in seeing them I would be happy to send them to you. Anonymous. Dear TW, They are not hard to find, but if The Cedar Beetle's eggs hatch and the larvae burrow into the ground, searching for … Jackie, Subject (please be succinct, descriptive and specific):  Cedar Beetle Your letter to the bugman:  Not sure if you’re still interested in these submissions. the Asian Longhorn Beetle). one segment. Image credit: Teale Britstra Congratulations to this week’s AG Flickr group member Teale, for his image ‘Male Feather-horned Beetle’ be recognised by their large fan-like antennae. Subject (please be succinct, descriptive and specific):  Cedar Beetle does not endorse extermination, Possibly Glowworm (or maybe Cicada Parasite Beetle), Beetle from Malaysia might be Click Beetle, Femalllllllllle Brunner’s Mantis: Parthenogenesis oddity, Click Beetle from Peru: Semiotus sanguinicollis, Click Beetle with pectinate antennae from Uganda, Possibly Click Beetle with Feathered Antennae from Grenada, Aphids, Scale Insects, Leafhoppers, and Tree Hoppers, Fungus Beetles and Pleasing Fungus Beetles, Pantry Beetles, Grain Weevils, Spider Beetles, Meal Worms and Carpet Beetles, Crickets, Camel Crickets and Mole Crickets, Sow Bugs, Pill Bugs, Isopods, Lawn Shrimp and Amphipods, Hummingbird Moths, Sphinx Moths or Hawk Moths, Pantry Moths, Clothes Moths, Case-Bearers and Meal Moths, Neuropterans: Lacewings, Antlions, and Owlflies, What's That Bug? to the cicada nymphs before they enter the soil. 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