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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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Fluon[R]-coated intercept panel traps have been shown to increase cerambycid trap catch, and remain effective for more than 1 field season (Graham et al.
Longhorned or cerambycid beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) are an important component of temperate forest ecosystems.
Found that although the host plants of ALB guilds (species sharing host plants) are taxonomically related and similar phytochemically, cerambycid guild members are not usually related.
Lastra, "Susceptibility of adults of the cerambycid beetle Hedypathes betulinus to the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae, and Purpureocillium lilacinum," Journal of Insect Science, vol.
In systemic application bioassays using cerambycid larvae, Poland et al.
Encounters between Pseudoscorpiones and Coleoptera have shown interesting interactions, such as those between the cerambycid Acrocinus longimanus Linnaeus 1758 and the pseudoscorpion Cordylochernes scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1758) where an interesting phoretic relationship, as well as intense sexual selection occurs in both taxa, (Zeh et al.
In the case of the cerambycid larvae Osphranteria coerulescens Redt, the proteolytic activity was detected in a broad range of pH but it showed a peak at pH 8, although authors remarked that most of activity is retained between pH 7 and 9.
If you pick up a Cerambycid to get a closer look, it will "squeak" by rubbing its head on small ridges inside its thorax.
Experience from control actions in Japan included aerial spraying of insecticides to control the insect vector (the cerambycid beetle Monochamus alternatus), injection of nematicides to the trunk of infected trees, slashing and burning of large areas out of control, beetle traps, biological control, and tree breeding programs [1].