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feather-horned longicorn beetle

Piesarthrius marginellus


Reasonable size Brownish in colour Feather like antenna resembling fake eyelashes Has been identified as a male feather-horned longicorn beetle


Found on the inside of the home window trapped between glass and screen


Logged sighting as part of a study on longicorn beetle occurrence and the dieback of snow gum forest. Experts have identified it as a male feather-horned longicorn beetle. A large number of these have been sighted and reported over previous fortnight, reported to have little negative effects on host tree

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Traralgon, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 18, 2021
Submitted on Jan 18, 2021

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