Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Knulliana cincta (Drury)
Orig. Comb: Cerambyx cinctus Drury
Yanega (1996) speculates that at least one more species and one subspecies are yet to be named (1)
Markings may be absent. Scutellum much longer than broad.
"There are no other NE longhorns of similar size and coloration that have strong spines on the femora, pronotum, and elytral apices." (1)
Mar-Oct (mostly) (BG data)
Larvae feed on dead and seasoned branches/limbs of hardwoods, including oak and hickory.
Juglans, Carya, Castanea, Quercus, Celtis, Pyrus, Sapindus, Salix (Linsley 1962), Prosopis (Hovore & Giesbert 1976), Citrus (Dean 1953), Leucaena (Hovore & Penrose 1982)
Eggs are laid in crevices in the bark, or directly into the wood; larvae feed the first season beneath the bark, then head deeper into the wood (5)
Lingafelter & Horner (1993) collected 122 specimens in light-traps, from lights, syrup traps, pool skimmer baskets, and from the trunks of trees. (6)
Dean, H.A. 1953. Long-horned beetles that attack Citrus in the lower Rio Grande valley of Texas. Journal of Economic Entomology, 46(1): 174.
Hovore, F.T. & E.F. Giesbert. 1976. Notes on the ecology and distribution of western Cerambycidae. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 30(4): 349-360.
Hovore, F.T. & R.L. Penrose 1982. Notes on Cerambycidae coinhabiting girdles of Oncideres pustulata LeConte. Southwestern Naturalist, 27(1): 23-27.
Lingafelter, S.W. & N.V. Horner. 1993. The Cerambycidae of north-central Texas. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 47(2): 159-191.
Linsley, E.G. 1962. The Cerambycidae of North America. Part III. Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Cerambycinae, tribes Opsimini through Megaderini. Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol., 20: 1-188, 56 figs.