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Genus Batyle

Batyle suturalis cylindrella Casey - Batyle suturalis red pronotum beetle - Batyle ignicollis Batyle suturalis cylindrella Casey - Batyle suturalis Batyle ignicollis? - Batyle ignicollis Beetle on Small Flower - Batyle suturalis Red Thistle Dweller - Batyle suturalis Red Thistle Dweller - Batyle suturalis Batyle suturalis
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 Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Batyle
Numbers
4 spp. (with numerous subspecies) in our area, 5 spp. total(1)
Size
7-13 mm
Range
Canada (QC-AB) to Mexico(1)
Food
Larvae feed on branches/twigs of trees or shrubs, or on stems of herbaceous plants, depending on species; adults typically feed on flowers(2)