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Species Phymatodes ater

Small Irridescent Insect - Phymatodes ater
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Callidiini
Genus Phymatodes
Species ater (Phymatodes ater)
Explanation of Names
Phymatodes ater LeConte 1884
Identification
variable species with four, two, or no elytral fasciae. Its unmarked forms resemble P. ursae Knull but can be separated by the presence of medial and lateral callosities on the pronotum, which is generally smaller, rounded, and not as wide as the width across of the elytral humeri(1)
Range
ne. NA (NS-PA)(2)
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