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Flat-faced Longhorn Beetle

Callimetopus capito

Description:

Callimetopus capito Pascoe 1865 (family Cerambycidae, subfamily Lamiinae, tribe Pteropliini), is known from the Philippines. This long-horned beetle is about 3.5 cm in length. It feeds on Mangifera indica, Barringtonia asiatica, and Terminalia catappa. Cerambycidae's larvae are called roundheaded borers, boring into wood and can cause damage to living trees. Lamiinae adults are commonly called flat-faced longhorns.

Habitat:

Backyard at Biñan, Laguna.

Notes:

Related Biñan backyard spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/209.... Compare with Callimetopus acerdentibus Dela Cruz & Adorada 2012 from Rizal Province - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:...

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2 Comments

Thank you, Brian38! :)

Brian38
Brian38 4 years ago

Great pics and info. Agnes!

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 28, 2017
Submitted on Nov 11, 2017

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