Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Enaphalodes rufulus (Haldeman)
Orig. Comb: Elaphidion rufulum Haldeman 1847
mostly: Jun-Aug (BG data)
larval hosts: living oaks, sometimes maple (1)
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)
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.