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Species Phymatodes varius

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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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Callidiini
Genus Phymatodes
Species varius (Phymatodes varius)
Explanation of Names
Phymatodes varius (Fabricius 1776)
Size
5-10 mm (1)
Range
e. US to AZ - Map (2)(3), absent in se. US ((LA-FL)
Season
Apr-Jun (BG data)
Food
Larvae feed under bark of Quercus, Carya (4)
Remarks
can be locally common (4)
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