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Species Rhopalophora longipes

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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 Rhopalophorini
Genus Rhopalophora
Species longipes (Rhopalophora longipes)
Other Common Names
Eastern Rhopalophora
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhopalophora longipes (Say)
Orig. Comb: Stenocorus longipes Say 1823
Explanation of Names
longipes (L). 'long-feet' (1)
7 spp. n. of Mex.
6-9 mm (2)
Weak lateral pubescent stripes (2)

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2012
e US (TX-FL-PA-MI) (3)
mostly May-July (BG data),(2)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on small dead branches of redbud and dogwood (2)
Adults frequent flowers
common eastern sp. (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.