Saturday 1 June 2024

Epicauta Hirticornis

Epicauta hirticornis (毛角豆芫菁).

Fairly common Hunanese burning blister beetle: I have seen them in the forested hills near Changsha (but never on Yuelu Mountain), but this one I saw today on a trip to Tianma Mountain (天马山), in the city of Liuyang.

Epicauta hirticornis on Tianma Mountain, Liuyang