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Species Semanotus amplus

Wood Borer? - Semanotus amplus Beetle  - Semanotus amplus Cedar Tree Borer - Semanotus amplus Cedar Tree Borer - Semanotus amplus Cedar Tree Borer - Semanotus amplus 1 - Semanotus amplus 2 - Semanotus amplus
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 Callidiini
Genus Semanotus
Species amplus (Semanotus amplus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a synonym of S. ligneus
Explanation of Names
Semanotus amplus (Casey 1912)
Numbers
3 sspp. recognized, all in our area(1)
Identification
highly variable across its range, and partly depending on host: elytra from completely black, completely orange, to various combinations of maculation, as either a median spot and dark apex or with base light and apical ½ dark(1)
Range
west of the continental divide, BC-CA(1)
Food
hosts: Thuja plicata, Libocedrus decurrens, Juniperus, Sequoia sempervirens(1)