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Genus Enaphalodes - Oak Borer

Red Oak Borer (Enaphalodes rufulus) - Enaphalodes rufulus - female UNK Longhorn - Enaphalodes atomarius Cerambycid - Enaphalodes rufulus Beetle, central metasterum close-up obliquely lit from left - Enaphalodes atomarius - male Longhorn Beetle sp? - Enaphalodes atomarius Long-horned - Enaphalodes Oak Borer - Enaphalodes atomarius Enaphalodes? - Enaphalodes
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 (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
Numbers
8 spp. in our area(1), 10 total(2)
Size
20-35 mm
Identification
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)
Range
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)
Food
on oak
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