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Genus Euderces

Longhorned Beetle - Euderces picipes Euderces picipes Euderces pini? - Euderces pini flower beetle - Euderces picipes Bug on Flower - Euderces pini Euderces pini Euderces pini small hairy ant-mimic beetle - Euderces picipes
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Tillomorphini
Genus Euderces
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Euderces LeConte 1850
4 spp. in our area, ~60 total(2)
4-9 mm
among the smallest of our longhorns; ant-like and often attractively marked(3)
among the three eastern species, E. pini is the only one with the post-median elytral fasciae in deep grooves; the median fascia are oblique in E. picipes vs. transverse in E. reichei (T.C. MacRae, 21.iv.2008)
se. Canada (QC-ON) to Venezuela–Colombia(4)(2)
Larvae feed in dead branches of chestnuts, hickories, oaks, redbuds, hackberries, etc.(3)