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Species Analeptura lineola

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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 Analeptura
Species lineola (Analeptura lineola)
Explanation of Names
Analeptura lineola (Say 1824)
6-12 mm (males smaller and more slender than females)(1)
Color pattern variable
Much of e. NA(2) but apparently absent from the Gulf Coast.
Adults common on flowers(1), especially Aruncus dioicus, Hydrangea arborescens, Vitis, and Smilacina racemosa(3)
Larvae feed on a variety of hardwood trees, such as birch (Betula), hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana), and ironwood (Ostrya virginiana), and also pine (Pinus)(1)(3)
One of the most abundant day-flying longhorns in Great Smoky Mountains NP in summer (1).
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