Tea Tree Longicorn from Australia

Subject: Trying to identify this bug
Location: Strathalbyn, South Australia
October 8, 2016 6:11 am
Hi, just hoping you could help.us to identify what sort of bug this is thanks.
Signature: Sam

Tea Tree Longicorn
Tea Tree Longicorn

Dear Sam,
We quickly identified your beetle as a Tea Tree Longicorn,
Platyomopsis obliqua, thanks to images posted to the Brisbane Insect site.  There is a mounted specimen on the ICDB page, but not many images of living specimens are identified on the internet.

Tea Tree Longicorn
Tea Tree Longicorn

Thankyou so much for your help my young daughter was very intruigued by it.

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