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Species Ecyrus dasycerus

Ecyrus dasycerus floridanus - Ecyrus dasycerus - male Long-horned Beetle - Ecyrus dasycerus Ecyrus? - Ecyrus dasycerus Longhorned Beetle - Ecyrus dasycerus Ecyrus dasycerus Gray longhorn beetle - Ecyrus dasycerus Gray longhorn beetle - Ecyrus dasycerus What is this bug? - Ecyrus dasycerus
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Pogonocherini
Genus Ecyrus
Species dasycerus (Ecyrus dasycerus)
Explanation of Names
Ecyrus dasycerus (Say 1826)
dasycerus = 'having hairy horns/antennae'
Size
4-10 mm(1)
Identification
Variable in size and color, but the combination of body shape and the dark, inverted arc-like (although sometimes faint) marking at the elytral base is distinctive among eastern longhorns(1)

Det. D. Heffern, 2011
Range
e. NA: QC-ON to Mexico, west to TX(2)(3)
Food
variety of hardwoods, esp. oak and hackberry(1)(4)
Remarks
comes to lights(1)
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