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Species Callidiellum rufipenne - Japanese Cedar Longhorn Beetle

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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 Callidiellum
Species rufipenne (Japanese Cedar Longhorn Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Callidiellum rufipenne (Motschulsky 1860)
Size
6–13 mm (Hoebeke 1999)
Identification
Range
native to e. Asia, adventive in NA (East Coast: RI-NC), so. Europe(2)(3), and Argentina (Di Iorio 2004)
Food
hosts: Cupressaceae and Taxodiaceae (Chamaecyparis, Cryptomeria, Cupressus, Juniperus, Thuja)(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: BC 1927 (Hoebeke 1999)
Print References
Hoebeke E.R. (1999) Japanese cedar longhorned beetle in the eastern United States. USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 81–35–004 (Full text)
Di Iorio O.R. (2004) Exotic species of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) introduced in Argentina. Part 2. New records, host plants, emergence periods, and current status. Agrociencia 38: 663-678 (Full text)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Hoskovec M., Rejzek M. (1997-2012) West Palaearctic Cerambycidae
2.Exotic bark- and wood-boring Coleoptera in the United States: recent establishments and interceptions
Haack R.A. 2006. Can. J. For. Res. 36(2): 269–288.
3.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.