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Species Neoclytus scutellaris

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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 Neoclytus
Species scutellaris (Neoclytus scutellaris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoclytus scutellaris (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Callidium scutellare Olivier 1790
Size
7.5-23 mm(1)
Identification
Elytra have gray bases. Pronotum has distinctive band.
Range
e. US (ON-FL to NE-TX)(1)
Habitat
Deciduous forests
Season
mostly June-Sept (BG data)
Food
hosts: dead/dying hickory, rarely pine(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.