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Species Typocerus octonotatus

Bug On Blanketflower - Typocerus octonotatus Typocerus octonotatus 6-8 spotted insect - yellow and brown - Typocerus octonotatus Typocerus on Cirsium undulatum - Typocerus octonotatus  Flowerloving Longhorn Beetle - Typocerus octonotatus Beetle 4283-4290-4291 - Typocerus octonotatus Beetle 4283-4290-4291 - Typocerus octonotatus Typocerus octonotatus? - Typocerus octonotatus
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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Typocerus
Species octonotatus (Typocerus octonotatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Typocerus octonotatus (Haldeman)
Orig. Comb: Stenura octonotatus Haldeman, 1847
incorrectly known under Typocerus sinuatus, 1850-1976 (1)
Numbers
15 spp. (and 3 subspp.) n. of Mex. (2)
Size
10-15 mm (1)
Identification

Det. E. G. Riley, 2003
Compare the very similar Typocerus sinuatus, long confused in the literature.
Range
Eastern, central U.S. - Bycid Catalog, (1)
Season
mostly: Jun-Jul (BG data), full season: May-Aug (3)
Food
Larvae are borers in native grasses (Poaceae) (1),(3)
See Also
Typocerus sinuatus (Newman)
- Range: se US to NM & CO
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2010
Print References
Dillon and Dillon, p. 614, plate 61--as Typocerus sinuatus?, see notes above (4)
Yanega, p. 42, fig. 96 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
3.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.
4.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.