- having long antennae.
- belonging or pertaining to the Cerambycidae, comprising the long-horned beetles.
Origin of longicorn
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But no other genus of Longicorn, so far as I am aware, practises this craft.
These details tell us of three years of larval existence, a duration of life frequent in the Longicorn series.
If I had stopped to guess I would probably have considered the author a longicorn beetle or some fiddling orthopter.Edge of the Jungle
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.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- Also called: longicorn beetle, long-horned beetle any beetle of the family Cerambycidae, having a long narrow body, long legs, and long antennae
- zoology having or designating long antennae
C19: from New Latin longicornis long-horned
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