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Species Phoracantha semipunctata

Eucalyptus Longhorned Borer, Phoracantha semipunctata - Phoracantha semipunctata Grooves under bark - Phoracantha semipunctata Grooves under bark - Phoracantha semipunctata Phoracantha semipunctata (Fabricius) - Phoracantha semipunctata Eucalyptus Longhorned Borer - Phoracantha semipunctata - male Found this backyard suburban San Diego - Phoracantha semipunctata
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Phoracanthini
Genus Phoracantha (Eucalyptus Borer)
Species semipunctata (Phoracantha semipunctata)
native to Australia, adventive in NA (CA, first detected 1984)(1)
on Eucalyptus(1)