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


Green Longicorn Beetle - Platyomopsis nigrovirens (Rhytiphora nigrovirens)


This page contains pictures and information about Green Longicorn Beetles that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 20mm
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Most longicorn beetles are dull brown, this one is bright green in colour. However, this beetle is very well camouflaged on its host plants.
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We found this beetle once in Daisy Hill near Buhot Creek on Apr 2008. It was found on Wild Passionfruit Vine Passiflora sp..
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1. Wild Plants of Greater Brisbane -  Queensland Museum, 2003, p342. 
2. Platyomopsis nigrovirens - Australian Insect Common Names, Version 1.53, CSIRO. 
3. Specimen Image Index - Insect Reference Collection Database - ICDB, Western Australian Department of Agriculture. 
4. Insects of Australia - G Hangay and P German. New Holland. Publishers, 2000, p77. 

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Last updated: June 22, 2008.