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Flat-faced Longhorn Beetle

Cereopsius cf. quaestor

Habitat:

Tropical forest

1 Species ID Suggestions

thaptor
thaptor 7 years ago
Flat-faced Longhorn
Cereopsius cf. quaestor Cerambycidae Species Details


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2 Comments

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 7 years ago

Thanks, @thaptor for the ID and explanations :)

thaptor
thaptor 7 years ago

I somehow are not really convinced this, and praetorius, are two species.
Here: http://www.cerambycoidea.com/forum/topic...
a specialist said, difference is in the amount of black colour on pronotum.

To me it seems, your specimen above is an intergrade between 2) and 3).
1) praetorius all orange:
http://plant.cdfa.ca.gov/byciddb/wdetail...
2) small spots:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/366...
3) banded:
http://plant.cdfa.ca.gov/byciddb/wdetail...

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Benguet, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 21, 2014
Submitted on Oct 30, 2014

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