Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Leptura ochraceofasciata
Leptura ochraceofasciata Cerambycidae
Main region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, northern islands of Izu Islands, Rishiri Island, Sado Island, Oki Island and Goto Islands.
Found in woods and grassland from flatlands to mountains.
Japanese name Yotsusuji-hana-kamikiri literally meaning four lines flower cerambycidae was named because there is four yellow-brown to white four lines on hard outer wings.
Have yellow-brown legs and skinny body that simulates the appearance of bees.
Are seen from mid-June. Adults are a subfamily of lepturinae that feed on pollen and nectar of flowers, and fly to hydrangeas, hydrangea paniculata, Japanese chestnuts, clethra barbinervis and cornus controversa.
The patterns on the body of some species resemble clytini tribe but this species is easily distinguished by skinny thorax.
Larvae feed on trunk of needle leaf trees including yezo spruce and Japanese red pine.

●Length  about 12 to 20 mm.
●Adult Flight Season  June to about September
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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