Other Common Names
Painted Hickory Borer - PHB (1)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Cyllene caryae Gahan 1908
Explanation of Names
Latin for "of Carya". Carya is the genus of trees which includes hickories and pecans.
TX-GA-MA-KS / n. Mex. (BG data)
Mar-Apr (mostly) (BG data)
larvae mine newly dead hickory, and sometimes other hardwoods. (1)
The Locust Borer Megacyllene robinae, which is fall active, rather than in the spring as this species is.