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Huge beetle found dead
July 2, 2010
Hi! here’s a beetle we found dead. All I can say is it’s huge. I think you can easily id this… is this the wood boring insect? I don’t know much about it yet. First time I saw it I thought it was a giant cockroach. 😛 thanks!
Northern Mindanao

Macrophysis luzona

Hi Joy,
That is one impressive Longicorn, a Longhorned Borer Beetle in the family Cerambycidae.  We are posting your letter and photos in the hopes that one of our readers will assist in the identification.  We will also continue to scour the internet in the hopes of finding out the identity of your impressive Longicorn.

Macrophysis luzona

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2 Responses to Mystery: Unknown Longicorn from Philippines is Macrophysis luzona

  1. lttlechkn says:

    I believe this to be Macrophysis luzona… Reference photo can be found at this link http://salagubang.net/pages/species/species_cer_s0766.html


  2. philippinensis says:

    wow. thanks for the id. 🙂

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