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


Tribe Monochamini - Longicorn Beetles


This page contains pictures and information about Longicorn Beetles in Tribe Monochamini that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Larvae in this tribe feed on different trees and most of them preferred Ficus trees. 

Fig Longicorn Beetle
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Acalolepta vastator (Dihammus vastator), body length 35mm 
The first picture was taken near our windows on OCT 2000. It was attracted to our window by the window light. We sometimes found them when bush walking. They are quite common in Brisbane. Their antenna are 1.5 time of its body length. The beetle is grayish brown in colour. There this the sharp points on its shoulder part of its forewings. There are another two sharp points on it thorax. More information please click here.
Sheep Longicorn Beetle
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Monohammus frenchi or Dihammus ovinus , body length 35mm 
We found this beetle on the wall outside our house early summer. Please also check this page for more information.

1. A guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia Part.7 - Matthews, E.G. & Reid C.A.M.Adelaide, Eureca Corporate Group.    
2. Cerambycidae, subfamily Lamiinae - lifeunseen.com, by Nick Monaghan.
3. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, p 673. 
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Last updated: March 10, 2012.