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[New Latin Cerambycidae, family name, from Greek kerambux, longhorn beetle, from keras, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cer′am·by′cid adj.
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This could have had a disastrous impact on the Cerambycid beetle populations that depend on recently dead trees for their reproduction.
ferrugineus, Xyleborinus saxeseni, and Ambrosiodmus lecontei; also encountered were Caulophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), unidentified cerambycid and elaterid larvae, as well as psocids and lepidopteran larvae (Table 2).
The mating chances of small males of the cerambycid beetle Trachyderes mandibularis differ in different environments (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
The work to develop and establish this treatment was performed on pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, a serious pathogen vectored by Cerambycid beetles in the genus Monochamus (EOLAS 1991).
Franck Herard, an entomologist, will be exploring Europe to identify natural enemies of cerambycid beetles.
This paper presents the results of an extended study of cerambycid beetles and their associated host plants in French Guiana, undertaken by the first author.
For example, 13 cerambycid species were collected in a eucalyptus plantation and in the adjacent native cerrado vegetation in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, with 8 of them reported to damage eucalyptus and other Myrtaceae (Santos et al.
2005) observed 100 percent mortality of cerambycid larvae heated up to 62[degrees]C.
The host plants of the cerambycid species investigated in the massive study in the Sinnamary River Basin in Northern French Guiana are dead at the time when the herbivory (e.
Cerambycid girdling and water stress modify mesquite architecture and reproduction.
Damage by cerambycid larvae varies according to the beetle species, but they are commonly represented by galleries in the subcortical region surrounding the trunk or expanded elliptical galleries within the wood (Monne et al.
45-GHz microwave equipment to kill cerambycid larvae and pine wood nematodes (PWN) [Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Steiner and Buhrer) Nickle] infesting lumber was investigated.