Longicorns (Cerambycidae) - Springbrook Rescue — Uncovering Gondwana
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Athemistus sp.

Athemistus sp.

Leopard Longicorn. (Lamiinae: Parmenini). This is our own informal 'common name' due to its distinctive spottiness. Found at Lyrebird Sanctuary, Springbrook, Australia, on 4 February 2017. Body length xx mm. Habitat: rainforest, 900m asl. Photo: Aila Keto. Apparently adults can be seen all year round. This individual came to lights late at night. Athemistus is a large genus (37 described species), endemic to eastern Australia. The Tribe Parmenini currently contains 256 species in 87 genera distributed within the Southern Hemisphere in the African tropics, Australasia, Nootropics and the Narcotic