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Pogonocherus hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lesser thorn-tipped longhorn beetle

Description

Six Pogonocherus hispidus, lesser thorn-tipped longhorn beetle (originally identified as Pogonocherus fasciculatus, longhorn beetle), part of the collection of William Darwin Fox, second cousin of Charles Darwin, with whom he exchanged many specimens, including the water beetle, collected by Darwin near Cambridge, 1831

Museum reference

Z.1922.13.A.1

Collection

Terrestrial invertebrates (entomology)

Scientific name(s)

species: Pogonocherus hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lesser thorn-tipped longhorn beetle

Specimen details

Specimen form: Dry

Collection place(s)

Cambridgeshire, England, Northern Europe

Associations

Collector: Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809 - 1882
Previous owner: Fox, William Darwin, 1805 - 1880

Exhibitions

  • Discoveries Redisplay, 2015

  • Discoveries (29 Jul 2011 - 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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