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Musk Beetle Andy

Musk Beetle (Aromia Moschata)

This large longhorn beetle can be seen flying on hot days, feeding on flowers, especially meadowsweet, and it is very impressive with its metallic bluey green sheen and very long antennae. The larvae feed in the sapwood of willow trees and can take 3 years to develop into adult beetles, which hatch in July.  Location: River Itchen, Hampshire, UK.