An elongated beetle with long antennae, the larva of which typically bores in wood and can be a pest of timber.
Family Cerambycidae (formerly in the superfamily Longicornia)‘The house longhorn is also a common pest in South Africa.’
- ‘Nerve compounds injected into vulnerable trees kill only 30 to 60 percent of the longhorns.’
- ‘Harmonic radar is one trick entomologists are using to understand the range of large insects such as the Asian longhorn.’
- ‘It had a full curl, like a longhorn's, and it measured a full six inches from tip to tip.’
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