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)
host in the native range: Zanthoxylum
intercepted many times in US East Coast ports since 1995, first collected in the wild in 2009 in AL(1)
Obrium maculatum (Olivier)
- Range: e. US to C. Amer.
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2017
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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.