Animals - Longhorn beetle

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Name: Animals - Longhorn beetle
Date of Issue: 19 June 2009
Country: Austria
Denominations: 75.00 EUR

The Rosalia longicorn is 15 to 38 mm long. The antennae can be up to twice as long as the rest of the body in males, and the same length in females. The elytra are flat, blue-gray, with variable black spots, including a prominent one on the thorax, a silky one in front, and a small one in back. Both the antennae and the legs have the same coloration as the body. The coloration serves as good camouflage with their preferred habitat, the European Beech.

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