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Species Stenocorus vestitus

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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 Rhagiini
Genus Stenocorus
Species vestitus (Stenocorus vestitus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synonyms listed here(1)
Explanation of Names
Stenocorus vestitus (Haldeman 1847)
10-17 mm
Tips of elytra rounded as opposed to truncate in the otherwise similar S. nubifer (LeConte 1859)
w. NA (BC-CA to AB-
Adults fly Apr-Jul(3)
hosts: Pinaceae (Pinus, Pseudotsuga, Tsuga); adults on flowers(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.Cerambycidae of North America. Part VI, No. 1. Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Lepturinae
Linsley E.G., Chemsak J. A. 1972. University of California Publications in Entomology 69: 1-138.
4.University of Alberta Entomology Collection