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Genus Enaphalodes - Oak Borer

Found in a parking lot at the base of a street light. - Enaphalodes atomarius Enaphalodes hispicornis Beetle, ventral - Enaphalodes atomarius - male Enaphalodes hispicornis (Long-horned Beetle) - Enaphalodes hispicornis Brown Longhorn - Enaphalodes hispicornis Longhorn Beetle - Enaphalodes rufulus March-0BG.J.2011.06 - Enaphalodes rufulus Florida Cerambycid for ID - Enaphalodes rufulus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Elaphidiini
Genus Enaphalodes (Oak Borer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Romaleum, in part; Hypermallus
Explanation of Names
Enaphalodes Haldeman 1847
8 spp. in our area(1), 10 total(2)
20-35 mm
Brown or reddish black, sparsely pubescent, except for dense patches of white pubescence on head, pronotum and most of elytra. Head coarsely punctate between eyes. Antennae longer than body, each segment with a spine. Pronotum coarsely and densely punctate. Elytra coarsely but not densely punctate, with punctures finer toward the apex.(2)
key to spp. in(3)
NA to Colombia; in our area, 4 spp. are rather widespread in e. NA, 3 spp. restricted to sw. US, and 1 sp. to FL(1)
on oak
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