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Species Oberea delongi - Poplar Twig Borer

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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 delongi (Poplar Twig Borer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Knull 1928
Size
7-13 mm
Identification
Mostly black except for legs and usually last one-two ventrites which are pale reddish yellow (1)
Venter of pronotum partially pale. Legs bright orange. Pronotum shiny. (1)
Range
Northeastern North America
Season
May-August (2), (1)
Food
Larvae feed on living cottonwoods, and related trees (Populus). (2), (1)
See Also

Oberea flavipes Haldeman
Print References
Yanega, p. 142 fig. 254 (2)
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.