Unidentified Longicorn from Borneo is Thysia wallichii

Subject:  Longhorned Beetle
Geographic location of the bug:  Kinabalu Park, Borneo
Date: 07/01/2018
Time: 05:26 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Spotted this beetle in the grounds of our hotel in Kinabalu Park.  While it is obviously a Longhorned Beetle, I’ve not managed to find anything quite like it on the net.  Can you identify it please?
How you want your letter signed:  Pete Rowland

Longicorn:  Thysia wallichii

Dear Pete,
Our initial search did not produce a species identification for you.  The tufted antennae on your individual are distinctive and other Longicorns, including
Batus barbicornis pictured on Insect Collective share that trait.


Update:  Both Cesar Crash and Karl wrote in to identify Thysia wallichii which is pictured on Cerambycoidea.com, Jungle Dragon and on FlickR.

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