Nice one Mark. This is Rhagium mordax.
Barry - you beat me to it by 10 minutes! Mark, there's a useful article on Longhorn Beetles in British Wildlife vol 18, No.6, Aug 2007 if you can get hold of a copy.
Thanks for the rapid response. Looks like I'm going to have to put Longhorns in to the same bracket as Wasps "Must do better!" David, I can get hold of that copy quite easily and will be reading up this week. Cheers
I also found one of these at Oxwich NNR on a tree stump at the old viewing platform today
The article in British Wildlife is actually in 2 parts in Vol 18 Number 6 August 2007Vol 19 Number 1 October 2007and covers all the British Longhorns, i ordered these online for £7.50 for two in 2008 and have recorded 6 species in the Llynfi valley so far.
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