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Species Arhopalus rusticus

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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 Spondylidinae
Tribe Asemini
Genus Arhopalus
Species rusticus (Arhopalus rusticus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Arhopalus rusticus (Linnaeus)
Orig. Comb: Cerambyx rusticus Linnaeus 1758
4 sspp.
15-25 mm(1)
Images of various stages and damage here; adult images from Europe here
e. and w. US; W. Indies; boreal Europe; Australia (introduced)(2)
Larvae develop in bases and roots of dead Pinus(1) (damage)
Attracted to lights(1)
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