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Species Neoclytus caprea - Banded Ash Borer

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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 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