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Species Monochamus carolinensis

Unknown Longhorn Beetle - Monochamus carolinensis Longhorned Beetle 06.05.2009 025 - Monochamus carolinensis - male Longhorned Beetle 06.05.2009 025 - Monochamus carolinensis - male Longhorned Beetle 06.05.2009 025 - Monochamus carolinensis - male Beetle 08.10.2009 034 - Monochamus carolinensis Carolina Pine sawyer or close - Monochamus carolinensis Orange Tinged Longhorn Beetle - Monochamus carolinensis Monochamus carolinensis
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 Lamiinae (Flat-Faced Longhorns)
Tribe Monochamini
Genus Monochamus (Sawyers)
Species carolinensis (Monochamus carolinensis)
Other Common Names
Carolina pine sawyer (CPS), Carolina sawyer, pine sawyer
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Cerambyx carolinensis Olivier 1792
Numbers
8 spp., all Nearctic
Range
TX-FL-PQ-WI (1)
Remarks
Monochamus carolinensis is a principal vector of the pinewood nematode in the central US
Print References
Numerous pubs on this pest...
Internet References
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.