Sunday, 29 June 2014

Xystrocera globosa (Monkey-pod Borer) - Sikkim Beetle

Xystrocera globosa (Monkey-pod Borer)

Place : Shantinagar, Singtam, East Sikkim,
Date:June 28,  2014
Pic: Shital Pradhan


Scientific classification

Kingdom:       Animalia
Phylum:          Arthropoda
Class:              Insecta
Order:             Coleoptera
Sub-Order      Polyphaga
Family:           Cerambycidae
Genus:            Xystrocera
Species:           X. globosa

Binomial name:  Xystrocera globosa Olivier, 1795

Other Names:   Monkey-pod Borer, Rain-tree Borer

Special feature: It is a native of East Africa. (Cook Islands Biodiversity Database)

 Xystrocera globosa is a beetle species from the family longhorn beetles (Cerambycidae).

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