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Species Neoclytus scutellaris

Neoclytus scutellaris Unkown Longhorn - Neoclytus scutellaris Beetle - P9262863 - Neoclytus scutellaris Neoclytus scutellaris (Olivier) - Neoclytus scutellaris Black bug with yellow lines - Neoclytus scutellaris Black bug with yellow lines - Neoclytus scutellaris Mosaic beetle - Neoclytus scutellaris grasshopper nymph - Neoclytus scutellaris
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 scutellaris (Neoclytus scutellaris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoclytus scutellaris (Olivier, 1790)
Orig. Comb: Callidium scutellare Olivier 1790
one of 26 spp. in this genus n. of Mex. (1)
7-16 mm
Elytra have gray bases. Pronotum has distinctive band.
Eastern N. Amer. (2)
Deciduous forests
Mostly June-Sept (BG data)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed in sapwood of (dead?) oaks, hickories, also grape.
Print References
Brimley, p. 215 (3)
Dillon and Dillon, p. 602 plate 60 (4)
Yanega, p. 122, fig. 116 (5)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
3.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.
4.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
5.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.