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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Neoclytus scutellaris

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Classification
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 Clytini
Genus Neoclytus
Species scutellaris (Neoclytus scutellaris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoclytus scutellaris (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Callidium scutellare Olivier 1790
Size
7.5-23 mm(1)
Identification
Elytra have gray bases. Pronotum has yellow band.
Range
e. US (ON-FL to NE-c.TX) - Map (1)(2)
Habitat
Deciduous forests
Season
mostly June-Sept (BG data)
Food
hosts: dead/dying hickory, rarely pine(3)
See Also
Neoclytus mucronatus (Fabricius) - lacks yellow pronotal band
- Range: e. US
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
3.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.