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Species Batyle suturalis

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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 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
Numbers
7 sspp. in our area (1)
Size
5-8 mm
Identification
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
Range
so. Canada (AB-QC) to n. Mex.
B. s. suturalis is in e. N. Amer. to NM, other sspp. are all western (1)
Habitat
fields and edges of woods
Food
adults feed on pollen of composite flowers (sunflower, daisy, black-eyed susan, etc.)
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