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Genus Semanotus

Semanotus amethystinum (LeConte, 1853) - Semanotus amethystinus - female Wood Borer? - Semanotus amplus Unknown Beetle - Semanotus ligneus Cedar Tree Borer - Semanotus amplus cedar tree borer - Semanotus ligneus cedar tree borer - Semanotus ligneus Longhorned beetle from Western Red Cedar - Semanotus amethystinus Beetle mystery - Semanotus amethystinus
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)