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Species Methia necydalea

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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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Methiini
Genus Methia
Species necydalea (Methia necydalea)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
pusilla Newman 1840
Explanation of Names
Methia necydalea Fabricius 1798
Size
4-9 mm(1)(2)
Range
se US (NC-FL-AR-TX) to Belize, West Indies(3)(4) (the only representative of the genus east of TX)
Season
May-Sep(1)
Food
on cypress(2)
Print References
Philips T.K., Ivie M.A. (1998) The Methiini of the West Indies (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) with notes on the circum-Caribbean species. Entomologica Scandinavica 29: 57-88.