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Species Charisalia americana

Charisalia americana (Haldeman) - Charisalia americana Red and Black Beetle - Charisalia americana Beetle - Charisalia americana Beetle - Charisalia americana Beetle - Charisalia americana Soldier beetle? - Charisalia americana Soldier Beetle? - Charisalia americana Charisalia americana (Haldeman, 1847) - Charisalia americana
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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Charisalia
Species americana (Charisalia americana)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Charisalia americana (Haldeman)
Orig. Comb: Stenura americana Haldeman 1847
monotypic genus
8-11 mm (1)
head and prothorax red, elytra black; prothorax with sharp projecting corners (1)
e. NA west to TX (2)
Apr-Jul (1)(2)
Decayed tuliptree (Liriodendron, Magnoliaceae) and tupelo (Nyssa, Cornaceae) (1)(2)
Life Cycle
Adults attracted to wildflowers, notably cowparsnip (Heracleum, Apiaceae) (2)
Rare (3)(1)
See Also
Greatly resembles Neoalosterna capitata (1)
Print References
Haldeman, S.S. 1847. Material towards a history of the Coleoptera Longicornia of the United States. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 10: 27-66.
Internet References
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.
3.Cerambycidae of North America. Part VI, No. 2. Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Lepturinae.
E. Gorton Linsley and John A. Chemsak. 1976. 1976. University of California Press, Berkeley.