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Genus Goes

Living-hickory Borer - Goes pulcher Goes debilis G. tesselatus or tumifrons? - Goes tumifrons Long-Horned Beetle species? - Goes tesselatus Hairly flat-faced longhorned beetle with big feet - Goes pulverulentus Large Long-horned beetle - Goes pulverulentus Lamiinae sp. - Goes tesselatus Unknown Longhorn Beetle - Goes tesselatus
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 Goes
Other Common Names
Goes Borers
Explanation of Names
Goes LeConte 1852
Numbers
9 spp. in the New World, all in our area(1); 3 spp. reach Canada(2)
Size
14-35 mm
Range
e. NA north to QC-ON, west to w. TX(3)(1)(2)
Season
typically May-Sep
Life Cycle
Typically twig girdlers or stem borers(4)
Works Cited
1.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
2.Bousquet Y., ed. (1991) Checklist of the beetles of Canada and Alaska
3.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.
4.Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs
Solomon, J.D. 1995. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook. 735 pp.