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Species Neoclytus caprea - Banded Ash Borer

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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)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Clytini
Genus Neoclytus
Species caprea (Banded Ash Borer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoclytus caprea (Say) 1824
Size
Adult: 4-18 mm. Larvae: 10-22 mm.
Identification
Black with yellowish white bands. Larvae are creamy white and robust.
Range
e. N. Amer. to AZ-UT-ID (1), (BG data)
Food
Usually feeds on sick, dying or recently dead trees.
Life Cycle
Breeds in ash and oak wood. One generation a year.
Remarks
It often emerges indoors from firewood.
Sawlogs may become infested within 20 days of felling during the summer.
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