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Species Strangalia sexnotata - Six-spotted Flower Strangalia

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Strangalia
Species sexnotata (Six-spotted Flower Strangalia)
Explanation of Names
Strangalia sexnotata Haldeman 1847
Size
8-13 mm(1)
Identification
Less elongated than other members of genus with strong elytral spots. Elytral pubescence "bristly". One form, noted from south-central states, has first few antennomeres black and pale legs. Coastal form from Virginia, etc. has mostly dark legs and antennae(2).
Range
e US to AZ (NC-FL to MO-OK-AZ)(1)(BG data)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.