Friday, May 11, 2012

Coptops Longhorned Beetle (Coptops annulipes), Sumatra Indonesia


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This beetle is from the family of Cerambycidae under genus of  Coptops. The scientific name for this species is Coptops annulipes (Gahan, 1894) .



This longhorned beetle has grey and black banded legs and antennae. The pronotum is dark, the elytra has  numerous black spots over grey color. Some dark patches also presented at the elytra.   The size of the body is about 25mm long.

Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder : Polyphaga - Water, Rove, Scarab, Longhorn, Leaf and Snout Beetles
Superfamily : Chrysomeloidea - Long-horned and Leaf Beetles
Family : Cerambycidae - Longhorned Beetles
Genus: Coptops
Species name: C.annulipes - Gahan, 1894

References:
http://www.biolib.cz/en/image/id147610/
http://www.singaporeinsects.com/lamiinae4.htm

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