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Species Oberea praelonga

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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 Phytoeciini
Genus Oberea
Species praelonga (Oberea praelonga)
Explanation of Names
Oberea praelonga Casey 1913
Size
8-16 mm(1)
Identification
quite variable in coloration: the elytra sometimes are paler down the middle, the antenna are sometimes paler toward the tip, the legs are often pale, the basal pronotal spot is sometimes reduced or missing, the head is sometimes pale and some abdominal segments are often paler (see image)
Range
ne NA(1)
Season
v-vii(1)
Food
host: dogwood(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.