Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Paracycnotrachelus longicornis
Paracycnotrachelus longicornis Attelabidae
Main Region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu.
Found in woods and grasslands from flatlands to mountains.
Body color varies among individuals of the same species, some have yellow-brown but most of them have glossy red-brown to dark-brown.
Male and female are different in body shape, male have elongated head and thorax with long antennae, hence the Japanese name Hige-naga-otosibumi literally meaning barbs long attelabidae.
Male is larger than female. Female does not have long thorax and antennae and resemble apoderus rubidus.
Are seen from early summer to midsummer.
Make cradle with leaves of lindera praecox, kobushi magnolia, Japanese knotweed, lindera sericea and lindera erythrocarpa and drop the cradle to the ground.

●Length  about 8 to 12 mm
●Adults Flight Season  May to about July
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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