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Species Oberea gracilis

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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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Phytoeciini
Genus Oberea
Species gracilis (Oberea gracilis)
Explanation of Names
Oberea gracilis (Fabricius 1801)
Range
eastern US(1)
Season
Apr-Aug(1)
Food
Larvae develop in seedling oaks including Quercus alba and Q. falcata(1)
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.