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Species Semanotus amethystinus

Semanotus amethystinum (LeConte, 1853) - Semanotus amethystinus - female Longhorned Beetle - Semanotus amethystinus Semanotus amethystinus (LeConte) - Semanotus amethystinus Semanotus amethystinum (LeConte) - Semanotus amethystinus - female Beetle, iridescent blue - Semanotus amethystinus Longhorned beetle from Western Red Cedar - Semanotus amethystinus Beetle mystery - Semanotus amethystinus
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 Semanotus
Species amethystinus (Semanotus amethystinus)
Explanation of Names
Semanotus amethystinus (LeConte 1853)
Range
mostly West Coast (WA-CA) + few records from high elevations in WY-CO-UT(1)
Food
hosts: Libocedrus decurrens (incense-cedar), Thuja plicata (western redcedar)(1)
Remarks
transported around in lumber(1)