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Species Anelaphus villosus - Twig Pruner

Quandry 2 - Anelaphus villosus - female Longhorned beetle - Anelaphus villosus unknown longhorn - Anelaphus villosus Anelaphus parallelus - Oak Twig Pruner? - Anelaphus villosus Long-horned Beetle - Anelaphus villosus Anelaphus villosus (Twig Pruner)? - Anelaphus villosus Pennsylvania Beetle  - Anelaphus villosus Longhorn sp - Anelaphus villosus
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Elaphidiini
Genus Anelaphus
Species villosus (Twig Pruner)
Other Common Names
Southeastern Gray Twig Pruner
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anelaphus parallelus (Newman 1840), A. davisi Skiles 1985(1)
Explanation of Names
Anelaphus villosus (Fabricius 1792)
12-20 mm(2)
e. NA to NM(1)
hosts: most hardwoods & shrubs, esp. hickory(2)
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