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  Round-headed Wood Borer (Coptocercus rubripes)





Round-headed Wood Borer | Coptocercus rubripes photo
Coptocercus rubripes

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INSECT FACTS

Identification
Coptocercus rubripes is a longicorn (longhorn) beetle with elongated brown body. The wing covers have long angular yellowish markings and a small spine at the end of each wing cover. The antennae are longer than the body and spined.

Food
the larvae are borers that feed on wood. They can be a minor pest of sawn wood

Range
found in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Cerambycidae
Genus:Coptocercus
Species:rubripes
Common Name:Round-headed Wood Borer