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Species Neoalosterna capitata

Small Cerambycid under bark - Neoalosterna capitata Small Cerambycid under bark - Neoalosterna capitata Longhorned Beetle - Neoalosterna capitata Neoalosterna capitata (Newman) - Neoalosterna capitata
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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Neoalosterna
Species capitata (Neoalosterna capitata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoalosterna capitata (Newman)
Orig. Comb: Leptura capitata Newman 1841
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex.
Size
8-10 mm (1)
Identification

Det. A.V. Evans, 2010
Range
e. N. Amer. (1), but not in FL, TX or OK
Season
May-July (2) (mostly April per BG data)
Food
larvae dev. in birch - Betula (Betulaceae) (2)
adults coll'ed on var. flwrs (2)
Remarks
seems rare, but not listed as such in references cited here.
See Also
- Range: e N. Amer., rare
Charisalia americana (Haldeman)
Det. W.H. Tyson 1983
Internet References
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.