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Species Anoplodera pubera

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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 Anoplodera
Species pubera (Anoplodera pubera)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Leptura pubera Say 1826
Syn: Strangalepta pubera (Say)
Explanation of Names
puber - Latin for a ripe age, adult; downy (1)
Monotypic Genus
8-12 mm (2)
Widespread eastern U.S. sp. (3)
Adults active May-July (3)
Larvae feed in Ulmus, Juglans, Pinus (2), (3)
Life Cycle
Adults are attracted to many wildflowers (3)
See Also
Resembles all-black form of Strangalepta abbreviata (Germar) (2)
Punctures on pronotum very dense and closely spaced: Anoplodera pubera (Say)
Punctures on pronotum sparse and most widely separated: Strangalepta abbreviata (Germar) (3)
Internet References
Spmn Pix - Cerambycidae Cat.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
3.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.