Thursday, 29 May 2014

Leopard Spot Longhorn Beetle (Coptops leucostictica) - Sikkim Beetle


Leopard Spot Longhorn Beetle (Coptops leucostictica)

Place : Shantinagar, Singtam, East Sikkim,
Date: April 4, 2011
Pic: Shital Pradhan






Scientific classification

Kingdom:       Animalia
Phylum:          Arthropoda
Class:              Insecta
Order:             Coleoptera
Sub-Order      Polyphaga
Family:           Cerambycidae
Genus:            Coptops
Species:           C. leucostictica

Binomial name:  Coptops leucostictica White, 1858
Other Names:   Long-horned beetles or Longicorns

Special feature: They are characterized by extremely long antennae, which are often as long as or longer than the beetle's body. 

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