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Species Eupogonius tomentosus

Eupogonius - Eupogonius tomentosus beetle - Eupogonius tomentosus Coleoptera - Eupogonius tomentosus Beetle for ID - Eupogonius tomentosus Eupogonius tomentosus Unknown beetle - Eupogonius tomentosus Eupogonius tomentosus Small fuzzy reddish longhorn beetle with random tan lines - Eupogonius tomentosus
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 Desmiphorini
Genus Eupogonius
Species tomentosus (Eupogonius tomentosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupogonius tomentosus (Haldeman)
Orig. Comb: Desmiphora tomentosa Haldeman 1847
Explanation of Names
tomentos (L). 'dense hair' (1)
5-10 mm (2)

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2010
e. US, s. Ont. - Map (3)
March-November (3)
Larvae feed in Pinus, Picea, Chamaecyparis (3)
Attracted to UV lights (2)
See Also
Similar to E. pauper LeConte (2)
Print References
Haldeman, S.S. 1847. Material towards a history of the Coleoptera Longicornia of the United States. Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., 10: 27-66.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
3.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.