Taxon profile


Yellow Longicorn
Phoracantha recurva Newman, 1840

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Cerambycidae - longhorn beetles »  genus Phoracantha

Scientific synonyms

Phoracantha recurva papua Gressitt, 1959

Other names

= Yellow Phoracantha


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Trogodendron fasciculatum (Schreibers, 1802) - Yellow-horned Clerid

food: Corymbia intermedia (R. T. Baker) K. D. Hill & L. A. S. Johnson - Pink Bloodwood, Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnhardt - River Redgum, Corymbia maculata (Hook.) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson - Spotted Gum, Eucalyptus drepanophylla F. Müll ex Benth. - Narrow-leafed Ironbark, Eucalyptus novaanglica Dean & Maiden - Black Peppermint

parasitoid: Trichiohelcon phoracanthae (Froggatt, 1916), Syngaster lepidus Brullé, 1848, Atanycolus tomentosus Szépligeti, 1905

Links and literature

Berti et alii 1995 [as Phoracantha recurva]
Romano 2007 [as Phoracantha recurva]
EN Pest Information Wiki [Phoracantha_recurva]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Phoracantha recurva Newman]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [114782]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Phoracantha recurva Newman, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Storey R.: Australian Cerambycidae List (Longicorn Beetles) [] [as Phoracantha recurva Newman, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 23 July 2010
EN Monné A. M. (2005): Catalogue of the Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of the Neotropical Region.Part I. Subfamily Cerambycinae, Magnolia Press [as Phoracantha recurva Newman, 1840]
EN Monné M. A., Bezark L. G. (2008): Checklist of the Cerambycidae of the Western Hemisphere 2009 [as Phoracantha recurva Newman, 1840]

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