Longicorn Beetles
Common Eucalypt Longicorn
Eucalypt Longicorn
Wasp-like Longicorn I
Wasp-like Longicorn II
Wasp-like Longicorn III 
Other Tribes
Large Brown Longicorn
One-banded Longicorn
Decora Longicorn
Flower Longicorn
Ant-mimicking Longicorn
Bamboo Tiger Longicorn
Lycid-mimicking Beetle
Fig Longicorn
Sheep Longicorn
Black Small Acacia Longicorn
Motley Small Acacia Longicorn
She-Oak Longicorn
Tea-tree Longicorn
Dark Brown Longicorn
Green Longicorn Beetle
Acacia Longicorn I
Acacia Longicorn II
Other Tribe 
Double-coned Longicorn 
Small Longicorn Beetle
Fern Longicorn Beetle
Unidentified Longicorn


Decora Longicorn Beetle - Amphirhoe decora


This page contains pictures and information about Decora Longicorn Beetles that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 20mm
This Longicorn Beetle has all femurs thickened. Its antennae are three times of its body length. It is brown to dark brown in colour with thickened femurs. There is a white line on each wings cover. 
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We saw it the first time when it was resting on a Acacia leaf. It flied away after we took the above photo. It was early summer Nov 2004 in Alexandra Hill.
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Later in mid-summer, we also saw the beetle again rested on gum leaf and then on Wild Tobacco leaf (Solanum mauritianum) in Wishart bushland.
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This longicorn beetle is fairy common in Brisbane bushlands. From reference information their larvae associate with Acacia.

1. Specimen Image Index - Insect Reference Collection Database - ICDB, Western Australian Department of Agriculture, 2006.
2. Cerambycidae, subfamily Cerambycinae - lifeunseen.com, by Nick Monaghan.
3. A guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia Part.7 - Matthews, E.G. & Reid C.A.M.Adelaide, Eureca Corporate Group. 1997, p13,  Fig.75.   
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