longhorn beetle

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longhorn beetle

n.
Any of numerous beetles of the family Cerambycidae, having long antennae and often having wood-boring larvae. Also called cerambycid, longicorn.
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"Frankincense extraction is unlikely to be the main cause of population decline, which is likely to be caused by burning, grazing and attack by the long-horn beetle, which lays its eggs under the bark of the tree," stated Dr Bongers.
He said: "This type of long-horn beetle was supposed to have been extinct in the UK since 1700.
Entomologist Ian Morgan said, 'This type of long-horn beetle was supposed to be have been extinct in the UK since 1700.
News reports of the western spruce budworm ravaging the British Columbia forest, or the brown spruce long-horn beetle infesting more than 6,000 trees in Halifax are indications the Canadian ecosystem is unprotected in the face of growing global trade, travel and tourism.
And the long-horn beetle, once confined to Camberley, the warmest area of Britain, is spreading out too.