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Species Pseudostrangalia cruentata

Pseudostrangalia cruentata (Haldeman) - Pseudostrangalia cruentata Longhorned Beetle - Pseudostrangalia cruentata Pseudostrangalia cruentata? - Pseudostrangalia cruentata Pseudostrangalia cruentata? - Pseudostrangalia cruentata Long-horned Beetle - Pseudostrangalia cruentata Pseudostrangalia cruentata Pseudostrangalia cruentata longhorned beetle - Pseudostrangalia cruentata
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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Pseudostrangalia
Species cruentata (Pseudostrangalia cruentata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudostrangalia cruentata (Haldeman)
Orig. Comb: Stenura cruentata Haldeman 1847
Explanation of Names
cruent (L). 'bleeding, bloody' (1)
Numbers
Monotypic genus (2)
Size
8-12 mm (3)
Identification
Distinctive form and coloration:
  
Det. D. J. Heffern 1993.
pronotum shining (lacking dense hairs typical of Typocerus), corners sharp
distinctive elytra with red margins and pointed tips, bilobed base (Linsley & Chemsak 1976)
antennae not serrated as in Typocerus (4)
Range
e US (TX-GA-ON-IA) - Map (5), Uncommon (3)
Season
May-Jun (BG data)
Life Cycle
Adults noted at flowers, such as Cornus, Aesculus, Rosa (3)
Larval feeding habitats unknown (6)
Remarks
Type Locality: Pennsylvania (3)
Attracted to lights (4)
Print References
Brimley, p. 213 (Strangalia maneii Casey, 1914)--notes from NC, April (7)
Haldeman, S.S. 1847. Material towards a history of the Coleoptera Longicornia of the United. States. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 10: 27–66.
Linsley, E.G. and J.A. Chemsak. 1976. Cerambycidae of North America. Part VI. No. 2: Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Lepturinae. University of California Publications in Entomology 80: 1-186. (Full Text) (3)
Yanega, p. 37, fig. 46 (4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
3.Cerambycidae of North America. Part VI, No. 2. Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Lepturinae.
E. Gorton Linsley and John A. Chemsak. 1976. 1976. University of California Press, Berkeley.
4.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
5.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
6.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.
7.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.