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White-spotted Longhorned Beetle

Animal Facts

The longest-lived insect known is a species of Longhorn Beetle: the larva finished its development and emerged as an adult after 51 years!


This species is relatively widespread across East Asia in countries such as China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, and Vietnam. However, they have been introduced into Italy and a small area of the Netherlands. They are found in subtropical to temperate woodlands, but have come to thrive in agricultural tree-plots.

Lives at  Audubon Insectarium

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