Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Genus Semanotus

Black and orange beetle needs name - Semanotus litigiosus Cedar Tree Borer - Semanotus ligneus - female Semanotus litigiosus (Casey) - Semanotus litigiosus - male Red and black beetle - Semanotus ligneus Lost on this one.  Can't seem to place it. - Semanotus terminatus longhorn-like beetle - Semanotus juniperi 1 - Semanotus amplus Cedar Tree Borer - Semanotus ligneus - Semanotus ligneus
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
reviewed in(1)
Explanation of Names
Semanotus Mulsant 1839
7 spp. (one adventive) in our area(1) + a dozen in Eurasia
key to spp. in(1)
holarctic; transcontinental in both Eurasia and NA (AK to TX; so. Mexico through Honduras)(1)
hosts: various conifers (Juniperus, Sequoia, Libocedrus, Pseudotsuga, Cupressus, Thuja, Picea, Pinus, Abies)(1)