Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive


Species Stenhomalus taiwanus

Stenhomalus? - Stenhomalus taiwanus Stenhomalus? - Stenhomalus taiwanus Stenhomalus? - Stenhomalus taiwanus Stenhomalus taiwanus Matsushita - Stenhomalus taiwanus Stenhomalus taiwanus
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 Obriini
Genus Stenhomalus
Species taiwanus (Stenhomalus taiwanus)
Explanation of Names
Stenhomalus taiwanus Matsushita 1933
note long setae on the third and fourth antennomeres

Det. V. Belov, 2017
native to e. Asia, adventive in our area, becoming established in se. US: AL, GA(1), plus Brazos, Dallas, Grimes, and Travis Cos. in TX since March 2016. (2),(BG data)
host in the native range: Zanthoxylum (Rutaceae)(1)
intercepted many times in US East Coast ports since 1995, first collected in the wild in 2009 in AL(1)
See Also
Obrium maculatum (Olivier)
- Range: e. US to C. Amer.
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2017
Print References
Iwata, R. 1991. Stenhomalus taiwanus Matsushita (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) infesting a pestle made of Zanthoxylum piperitum (L.) wood. Japan House Pest 13(1): 25–27.
Makihara, H. 1977. Cerambycidae of Kuroshima Island, with descriptions of two new species and two new subspecies (Coleoptera). Esakia 10: 45–69.
Young, J.D. 2010. Interception of a Stenhomalus White, longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Stenhomalini) in Baltimore, Maryland. The Maryland Entomologist 5(2): 2–4.
Zhang, X.M., G.H. Chen, and Q. Li. 2009. Research advance in insect pests on Zanthoxylum bungeanum in China. Chinese Bulletin of Entomology 46(4): 532–538.