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Feather horned longicorn &#039;Rescued&#039; from the web of a common house spider this one needed a lot of cleaning up with soft paint brushes for a &#039;photo shoot&#039;.<br />
I assumed it had been envenomed as it was very still but 24 hours later it flew off.  Australia,Geotagged,Piesarthrius marginellus,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Feather horned longicorn

'Rescued' from the web of a common house spider this one needed a lot of cleaning up with soft paint brushes for a 'photo shoot'.
I assumed it had been envenomed as it was very still but 24 hours later it flew off.

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  1. Gorgeous! <3 Posted one year ago
  2. Wow! This beauty lives to see another day :) Posted one year ago

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Piesarthrius marginellus is a longicorn (longhorned) beetle found in eastern Australia and notable for the males impressive feathery antennae.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Mark Ridgway
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By Mark Ridgway

Attribution Non-Commercial
Uploaded Jan 31, 2019. Captured Jan 29, 2019 00:42 in 9 Gilbert Park Dr, Knoxfield VIC 3180, Australia.
  • Canon IXUS 285 HS
  • f/10.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO500
  • 4.5mm