Polyzonus sinensis

Species: Polyzonus sinensis

English Name: Blue Longhorn Beetle

Chinese Name: 中華大藍天牛

Family: Cerambycidae

Description:

The Blue Longhorn Beetle has about 2,5 cm in length. It is metallic blue in coloration and has a distinctive longer hind femur and tibia than on the fore or middle legs. This species can be observed in large numbers on bamboo foliage as well as orange trees and Logan fruit trees.

© 2006 Charles Lam

© 2006 Charles Lam

© 2006 Charles Lam

© 2006 Charles Lam

© 2006 Charles Lam

© 2006 Charles Lam

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References:

- Easton, E. R. (1993). The insects of Macau. Macau: University of Macau Publications Centre.