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Species Judolia instabilis

Judolia instabilis Longhorn from Banff (1) 10.07.09 - Judolia instabilis Flower Longhorn ? - Judolia instabilis Black and Tan Beetle  - Judolia instabilis Silver Star Mountain Beetle 3 - Judolia instabilis - female Cerambycidae - Judolia instabilis Beetle  - Judolia instabilis Flower Longhorn - Judolia instabilis
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 Judolia
Species instabilis (Judolia instabilis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Judolia instabilis (Haldeman) 1847
Syn: Anoplodera instabilis (Haldeman)
For complete synonymy see Biolib .
Numbers
10 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
6 - 15 mm (2)
Identification

Rather variable, with elytral patterns ranging from all-black to pale yellow with black spots (see Internet References below for photos of type specimen).
Range
w. N. Amer. / NW Mex. (1)
Season
mostly: Jun-Aug (BG data)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on pines.
See Also
Judolia cordifera--found in East, but possibly some overlap in range
Print References
Yanega, p. 34, figs. 84a, 84b (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
2.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.
3.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.