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Species Enaphalodes rufulus - Red Oak Borer

Longhorned beetle - Enaphalodes rufulus Large longhorn - Enaphalodes rufulus red oak borer - Enaphalodes rufulus Red Oak Borer (Enaphalodes rufulus) - Enaphalodes rufulus - male Brown, hairy longhorn beetle - Enaphalodes rufulus Large Cerambycidae - Enaphalodes rufulus Red Oak Borer? - Enaphalodes rufulus longhorn beetle - Enaphalodes rufulus
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 Elaphidiini
Genus Enaphalodes (Oak Borer)
Species rufulus (Red Oak Borer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Enaphalodes rufulus (Haldeman)
Orig. Comb: Elaphidion rufulum Haldeman 1847
Size
14-28 mm (1)(2)
Range
AZ-FL-QC-MN (2)(3)(4)(5)
Habitat
Deciduous forests
Season
mostly: Jun-Aug (BG data)
Food
larval hosts: living oaks, sometimes maple (1)
Life Cycle
Two-year life cycle. Eggs are laid beneath the scales of the bark on living oak (or sometimes maple) trees. Larvae feed beneath the bark for the first year, then migrate to heartwood for second year. They overwinter as larvae and pupate in spring, emerge in spring and summer. Can be abundant enough to cause substantial damage at times. Adults come to lights. (6)
Print References
Haldeman, S.S. 1847. Material towards a history of the Coleoptera Longicornia of the United States. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 10: 27-66.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.A new species of Enaphalodes Haldeman from Florida (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) with review of genus, synonymy, and key to species
Lingafelter S.W., Chemsak J.A. 2002. Col. Bull. 56: 569–581.
3.Bousquet Y., ed. (1991) Checklist of the beetles of Canada and Alaska
4. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
5.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
6.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.