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Species Sternidius mimeticus

Sternidius mimeticus (Casey) - Sternidius mimeticus Sternidius mimeticus (Casey) - Sternidius mimeticus 904W06 - Sternidius mimeticus 904W06 - Sternidius mimeticus 904W06 - Sternidius mimeticus Sternidius mimeticus Flat-faced Long-horned Beetle - Sternidius mimeticus Sternidius mimeticus (Casey) - Sternidius mimeticus
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 Acanthocinini
Genus Sternidius
Species mimeticus (Sternidius mimeticus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sternidius mimeticus (Casey)
Orig. Comb: Leiopus mimeticus Casey 1891
Syn : Liopinus mimeticus (Casey)
Numbers
10 spp. n. of Mex. Cerambycidae Catalog (link to tribe page)
Size
5-9 mm (1)
Range
A common eastern U.S. species (2)
Season
Active April-October (2)
Mar-Nov in so. TX (BG data)
Food
Various hardwoods and shrubs including oaks, pecans, ebony, and retama (2)
See Also
Very difficult to separate from S. alpha w/o a microscope (1)
- Range: e. N. Amer.
Sternidius alpha Complex
Det. E. G. Riley, 2009
Probably the most variable color pattern of any eastern longhorn (1)
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1891. Coleopterological Notices. III. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 6: 9-214.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.