Kōrero: Beetles

Longhorn beetle

Longhorn beetle

The native striped longhorn beetle (Coptomma sticticum) is found only in the North Island. The larvae burrow into live twigs, and emerge as adults in spring and summer. Active by day, adult beetles eat pollen.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10051497
Photograph by Astrid van Meeuwen-Dijkgraaf

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Marris, 'Beetles - Diet and behaviour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14374/longhorn-beetle (accessed 29 October 2021)

He kōrero nā John Marris, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007