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Longhorn Beetle - Anoplodera pubera

Longhorn Beetle - Anoplodera pubera
Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve, Lake County, Illinois, USA
June 1, 2010

Anoplodera pubera -- Doug Yanega det.
"Pronotum not quite as swollen, a bit strongly punctate, and body not as elongate" [as in abbreviata]

Moved from Lepturini.

i suspect a melanistic Strangalepta abbreviata...
...but don't feel confident enough to make that call; will ask the gurus

Moved from Longhorned Beetles.