Saturday, September 21, 2013

Longhorn Beetle, Imantocera plumosa, Oliver 1792

Himantocera plumosa
Imantocera plumosa (Olivier, 1792)
The longhorn beetle in the picture above is Imantocera plumosa, (Gnomini, LamiinaeCerambycidae). It was found in a tea plantation in Cameron Highlands, Perak, Malaysia.

(ID credit: Harald Schillhammer)

Look more like Imantocera penicillata in my opinion (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imantocera)

Identification document reference:
http://wallace-online.org/content/frameset?pageseq=297&itemID=WSPEC046&viewtype=text

Himantocera plumosa
Imantocera plumosa (Olivier, 1792)

Himantocera plumosa
Imantocera plumosa

Himantocera plumosa
Imantocera plumosa

Himantocera plumosa
Imantocera plumosa

Himantocera plumosa, antenna
Imantocera plumosa, antenna

Himantocera plumosa
Imantocera plumosa

Himantocera plumosa
Imantocera plumosa