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Species Curius dentatus

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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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Curiini
Genus Curius
Species dentatus (Curius dentatus)
Explanation of Names
Curius dentatus Newman 1840
Manius Curius Dentatus (d. 270 BC) was a plebeian hero of ancient Rome, notable for ending the Samnite War. See this oil painting by Govert Teunisz Flinck.
Size
5-7 mm(1)
Identification

Det. J. Ott, 2012
Range
e. US: along Atlantic coast north to MD and the Mississippi River drainage to so. IL(1)
Habitat
under bark of small branches(1); adults come to light
Season
Apr-Jul(1)
Food
on conifers & hardwoods(1)
See Also
Plectromerus dentipes (Olivier)
- Range: TX-FL-SC
Det. M.C. Thomas, 2009
Print References
(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.