National Longhorn Beetle Recording Scheme

National Longhorn Beetle Recording Scheme logoThe National Longhorn Beetle Recording Scheme promotes the recording of one of Britain’s most spectacular families of beetles, Cerambycidae.

The scheme is organised by Wil J. Heeney and Katy Potts, who took it on in early 2016. The previous organisers, Dr Martin Rejzek and Peter Hodge, remain involved as advisors.

Members of the public, amateur and professional entomologists are encouraged to submit records via email or preferably via iRecord and the iRecord phone app, which is free and hosted by the Biological Records Center (BRC).

The scheme is also active on Facebook and Twitter.

Use the links at the side of this page to find out more about longhorn beetles.


New native species in Britain

A longhorn beetle new to Britain has been discovered in Scotland. The new species, Pogonocherus caroli, is rare in Europe and is believed to be an overlooked resident species in Scotland, rather than a new incomer.

Longhorn beetle workshop

On Sat 13 May there will be a longhorn beetle workshop in Nottingham, organised by Wil Heeney.

Longhorn beetle workshop