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Species Astylopsis macula

Small longhorn - Astylopsis macula Longhorned Beetle - Astylopsis macula Longhorn Beetle - Astylopsis macula Long-Horned Beetle - Astylopsis macula Longhorn Beetle - Astylopsis macula Cerambycid - Astylopsis macula Flat-faced Longhorn  - Astylopsis macula Flat-faced Longhorn - Astylopsis macula
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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Acanthocinini
Genus Astylopsis
Species macula (Astylopsis macula)
Explanation of Names
Astylopsis macula (Say 1826)
macula 'spot'
Size
6-9 mm(1)
Identification
Elytra with large mottled gray/white postmedial transverse macula(2)
Range
e. NA(1)
Season
May-Sep(1)
Food
In and under bark of hardwoods, shrubs, and vines, esp. chestnut, linden, ironwood(1)
Remarks
attracted to freshly cut maple and butternut trees; possible vector of the Butternut Canker Fungus, devastating butternut trees in Canada and ne. US (Halik & Bergdahl 2002)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.