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Species Mecas cana

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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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Phytoeciini
Genus Mecas
Species cana (Mecas cana)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Saperda cana Newman 1840, Stenostola saturnina LeConte 1859
Explanation of Names
Mecas cana (Newman)
Numbers
2 subspecies
Size
9-16 mm(1)
Range
M. c. cana - FL, M. c. saturnina e.US, Mexico(2)
Food
Larvae in stems of living composites, especially Ambrosia, Gaillardia, Helianthus(2)
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.