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Species Oberea ocellata - Sumac Stem Borer

Sumac Stem Borer - Oberea ocellata Cerambycidae - Oberea ocellata Oberea ocellata Haldeman - Oberea ocellata Sumac Stem Borer - Oberea ocellata Sumac stem borer, dorsal - Oberea ocellata Longhorn? - Oberea ocellata Oberea - Oberea ocellata Oberea ocellata
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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Phytoeciini
Genus Oberea
Species ocellata (Sumac Stem Borer)
Explanation of Names
Oberea ocellata Haldeman 1847
Size
10-17 mm
Identification
Orange head and pronotum (save for pronotal spots), all orange below. (1)

Pronotal spots fused and enlarged in FL spmns:
Range
TX-FL-MA-ND
Season
Apr-Jun (BG data)
Food
Larvae feed in stems of living Sumac - Rhus (Anacardiaceae)
Print References
Haldeman, S.S. 1847. Material towards a history of the Coleoptera Longicornia of the United States. Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., 10: 27-66.
Internet References
Cerambycidae of FL - Thomas et al.
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.