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Species Brachysomida bivittata

Flower Longhorn - Brachysomida bivittata Orange w/ black stripes beetle - Brachysomida bivittata beetle - Brachysomida bivittata Mating cerambycids - Brachysomida bivittata - male - female Flower Longhorn - Brachysomida bivittata Long-horned Beetle - Gaurotes? - Brachysomida bivittata beetle that resembles a firefly - Brachysomida bivittata Cerambycid - Brachysomida bivittata
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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Rhagiini
Genus Brachysomida
Species bivittata (Brachysomida bivittata)
Explanation of Names
Brachysomida bivittata (Say 1824)
Size
7-11 mm(1)
Identification
highly variable in punctation & color (all-orange to all-black)(1)
Range
Canada (NS-AB)(2) & e. US
Season
Apr-Jul(1)