Lesser Thorn-tipped Longhorn Beetle Pogonocherus hispidus

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Classification Order: Coleoptera– Long Horns Family: Cerambycidae

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Length 6 to 7 mm.

Phenology From spring until autumn.

Identification A small (6 or 7 mm) longhorn beetle said to be camouflaged to resemble a bird dropping, but looking quite handsome for all that. It is distinguished by a thorn like tooth at the tip of each elytron. It is sometimes known as the Lesser Thorn-tipped Longhorn Beetle.



Life Cycle

Habitat Deciduous trees and shrubs.

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