Beetles of the longicorn tribe abound here; and to-day I have filled a box with more than a thousand new or rare insects.
longicorn -ia: having the antennae as long or longer than the body; specifically the Cerambycid beetles.
But no other genus of longicorn, so far as I am aware, practises this craft.
(longicorn) mimics Pachyrhynchus orbifae, (b) (a hard curculio).
If I had stopped to guess I would probably have considered the author a longicorn beetle or some fiddling orthopter.
These details tell us of three years of larval existence, a duration of life frequent in the longicorn series.