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Species Parelaphidion aspersum

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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 Elaphidiini
Genus Parelaphidion
Species aspersum (Parelaphidion aspersum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elaphidionoides aspersus (Haldeman)
Explanation of Names
Parelaphidion aspersum (Haldeman 1847)
aspersum = 'sprinkled'
14-21 mm(1)
e. & central US(2)
Outer bark of oak, hickory, birch, hackberry(2)
Attracted to UV lights, baits(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.