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Species Batyle suturalis

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Batyle
Species suturalis (Batyle suturalis)
Explanation of Names
Batyle suturalis (Say 1823)
7 sspp. in our area(1)
7-9 mm(2)
red with mostly black legs; a conspicuous black line along the elytral suture; another black line between the pronotum and elytra
QC-AL to AB-NV mostly e. US to Rockies (map)(3)(4)
fields and edges of woods
adults feed on pollen of composite flowers (sunflower, daisy, black-eyed susan, etc.)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New World Cerambycidae Catalog
2.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
3.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.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)