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Genus Neoclytus

Red-Headed Ash Borer - Neoclytus acuminatus Red-Headed Ash Borer - Neoclytus acuminatus - male - female borer beetle - Neoclytus balteatus - female What is this? - Neoclytus acuminatus Neoclytus acuminatus? - Neoclytus acuminatus - male - female Banded Ash Borer - Neoclytus caprea Insects from firewood inside the shop - Neoclytus conjunctus Neoclytus mucronatus  - Neoclytus mucronatus
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoclytus Thomson, 1860
Explanation of Names
Greek neo new, plus Clytus, which see.
25 spp. in our area, 93 spp. in the New World(1)
4-20 mm
Blatchley (2) gives the following description:
Slender bodied, subcylindrical species of medium size having the thorax with short transverse ridges or with a broad, longitudinal ridge, composed of many minute cross-ridges; antennae short, usually less than half the length of body.
(Note that this is an older reference, and the description might not agree completely with current taxonomy.)
Print References
Blatchley, p. 1037 (2)
Yanega, pp. 121-122, figs. 115-117 (3)