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Species Neoclytus caprea - Banded Ash Borer

N. caprea - Neoclytus caprea Unidentified - cerambycid? - Neoclytus caprea Unidentified - cerambycid? - Neoclytus caprea Cerambycid - Neoclytus caprea Clytus beetle? - Neoclytus caprea Prolific bugs on Ash tree - Neoclytus caprea BeetleBug - Neoclytus caprea Neoclytus sp. - Neoclytus caprea
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Clytini
Genus Neoclytus
Species caprea (Banded Ash Borer)
Explanation of Names
Neoclytus caprea (Say 1823)
Size
Adult 8-17 mm(1), larva up to 22 mm
Range
e. NA west to ID-AZ(2)(BG data)
Season
Adults emerge May-Aug in the North, Feb-Nov in the South
Food
sapwood of ash, sometimes oak, hickory(1)
Life Cycle
One generation a year
Remarks
often emerges indoors from firewood; sawlogs may become infested within 20 days of felling during summer
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.New World Cerambycidae Catalog