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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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned 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
se. 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
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.