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Species Eupogonius subarmatus

Eupogonius subarmatus Cerambycid - Eupogonius subarmatus Cerambycid - Eupogonius subarmatus Eupogonius - Eupogonius subarmatus Hemierana marginata - Eupogonius subarmatus Cerambycid - Eupogonius subarmatus longhorned beetle - Eupogonius subarmatus
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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Desmiphorini
Genus Eupogonius
Species subarmatus (Eupogonius subarmatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupogonius subarmatus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Amphionycha subarmatus LeConte 1859
7 spp. n. of Mex., and 3 species in Canada
body length 6-8 mm
top of head and lateral margins of pronotum yellow (a distinctive feature); remainder of body dark brownish-gray to blackish and covered with sparse but noticeable hair; pronotum about same width as head, with small projecting point about midway along lateral margin; elytra wider than pronotum, almost parallel-sided, with blunt apex and slightly rounded corners; antennae dark, not banded, almost as long as body, and conspicuously hairy
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Life Cycle
Larvae feed on hardwoods, such as Linden (i.e., Basswood, Tilia, Elm (Ulmus) (1).
See Also
other Eupogonius species lack yellow margins on pronotum: see pinned adult images of 5 species, with links to more info by Michael Thomas, Florida State Collection of Arthropods
Hemierana marginata ardens--another Lycid-mimicking Longohorn
Print References
Yanega, p. 131, fig. 230 (1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.