Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Longhorn beetles

Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cerambycidae

Size range

  • Kanuka longhorn 35 mm long, huhu beetle 40–50 mm long


  • New Zealand native and introduced species

Life History

  • Huhu beetles belong to this group
  • Larvae feed in dead wood
  • Some longhorns make a sound when alarmed, especially when picked up

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