Lycid Mimic Longhorn
Eyes & mouth parts
Ellura
Striped Longhorn Beetle
2 Females hiding
 
                      
Lycid Mimic Longhorn (Stenoderus suturalis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Longhorn Beetle (Cerambycidae)
Species: Lycid Mimic Longhorn (Stenoderus suturalis)
This Photo:     Ventral
Synonym: Stenoderus labiatus
Other name: Stinking Longicorn

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Typically Longhorns are very consistent in their colours & pattern.
However, these can have orange or black faces & can have the side black stripe missing, as shown here.
This colour form were previously considered a different species and were then synonymised with S. suturalis.

Similar Species: Lycid Beetle (Porrostoma sp)

Copyright © 2016-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Nov-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.