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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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned 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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