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LONGICORN BEETLE (Agrianome spinicollis)
Biodiversity > Invertebrates > Beetles

Longicorn beetle

The largest of the beetles at Lord Howe Island, often seen at night during summer months. The larvae of this species live in dead tree trunks, boring large holes through as they consume the wood- this larva is known as the "witchetty grub" and is also found on mainland Australia.

 

Size: 5cm

 
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