Anoplophora horsfieldi

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Anoplophora horsfieldi
Cerambycidae - Anoplophora horsfieldi.jpg
Museum specimen of Anoplophora horsfieldi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cerambycidae
Subfamily: Lamiinae
Genus: Anoplophora
Species: A. horsfieldi
Binomial name
Anoplophora horsfieldi
(Hope, 1842)
Synonyms
  • Anoplophora nigrofasciatus Breuning, 1961
  • Anoplophora nigrofasciatus m. quadrifasciatus Breuning, 1961
  • Cerosterna horsfieldi var. voluptuosa (Thomson) Thomson, 1857
  • Cerosterna voluptuosa Thomson, 1856
  • Cyriocrates horsfieldi (Hope) Thomson, 1868
  • Cyriocrates nigrotrifasciatus Pic, 1953
  • Cyriocrates nigrotrifasciatus var. 4-fasciata Pic, 1953
  • Oplophora horsfieldi Hope, 1842

Anoplophora horsfieldi is a species of beetles in the longhorn beetle family (Cerambycidae).

Subspecies[edit]

  • Anoplophora horsfieldi horsfieldi (Hope, 1842)
  • Anoplophora horsfieldi tonkinensis (Kriesche, 1924)

Description[edit]

Anoplophora horsfieldi can reach a length of about 35 mm. These beetles are black or dark brown, with large irregular pale yellow transversal bands on the elytra, pale yellow markings on the head and the pronotum and very long antennae. Main host plants are Camellia sinensis, Celtis sinensis, Quercus glauca and Ulmus pumila.

Distribution[edit]

This species can be found in Thailand, Vietnam, China and Taiwan.

Etymology[edit]

The name honours Thomas Horsfield.

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