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