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Species Clytus ruricola

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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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Clytini
Genus Clytus
Species ruricola (Clytus ruricola)
Explanation of Names
Clytus ruricola (Olivier 1795)
Size
10-15 mm(1)
Identification
U-shaped band is distinctive, though Xylotrechus schaefferi has a similar pattern but much shorter antennae
Range
e. NA(2)
Season
May-Aug(1)
Food
Larvae in decaying hardwoods, esp. maple (Acer)(1)