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longhorn beetle

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Definition of longhorn beetle in English:

noun

An elongated beetle with long antennae, the larva of which typically bores in wood.
Example sentences
  • The house longhorn is also a common pest in South Africa.
  • Nerve compounds injected into vulnerable trees kill only 30 to 60 percent of the longhorns.
  • Harmonic radar is one trick entomologists are using to understand the range of large insects such as the Asian longhorn.

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