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Species Batyle suturalis

Red longhorn Beetle  - Batyle suturalis Longhorned Beetle - Batyle suturalis 2014-006-14-col1 - Batyle suturalis red beetle - fire beetle? - Batyle suturalis Beetle 9525 & 9528 - Batyle suturalis Batyle suturalis? - Batyle suturalis B suturalis - Batyle suturalis Batyle suturalis
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 Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Batyle
Species suturalis (Batyle suturalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Batyle suturalis (Say)
Orig. Comb: Callidium suturale Say 1823
7 sspp. in our area (1)
5-8 mm
red with mostly black legs; a conspicuous black line along the elytral suture; another black line between the prontoum and elytra

Batyle suturalis cylindrella Casey
Det. E. G. Riley, 2010
so. Canada (AB-QC) to n. Mex.
B. s. suturalis is in e. N. Amer. to NM, other sspp. are all western (1)
fields and edges of woods
adults feed on pollen of composite flowers (sunflower, daisy, black-eyed susan, etc.)
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