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Species Strangalepta abbreviata

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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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Strangalepta
Species abbreviata (Strangalepta abbreviata)
Explanation of Names
Strangalepta abbreviata (Germar 1824)
Most individuals have an abbreviated pale stripe(1)
Size
10-14 mm(1)
Identification
elytra variable, usually striped, but may be all black. Pronotum relatively globose, w/o apical collar (unlike in Pidonia), which, like the elytra, is weakly punctate, with short pubescence.(1)
Range
e. NA(1)
Food
Larvae in various decaying conifers and hardwoods(1)(2), adults on var. flowers(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.