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Species Knulliana cincta - Banded Hickory Borer

Banded Hickory Borer - Knulliana cincta Longhorn Beetle - Knulliana cincta longhorn beetle - Knulliana cincta Banded Hickory Borer - Knulliana cincta - male - female Knulliana cincta cincta? - Knulliana cincta - male Knulliana cincta Long horn beetle - Knulliana cincta Banded Hickory Borer? - Knulliana cincta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Bothriospilini
Genus Knulliana
Species cincta (Banded Hickory Borer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Knulliana cincta (Drury)
Orig. Comb: Cerambyx cinctus Drury, 1773
Yanega (1996) speculates that at least one more species and one subspecies are yet to be named(1)
Explanation of Names
cincta (L). 'girdled' (2)
15-35 mm
e US, AZ - Map (3)(4)
Larvae feed on dead and seasoned branches/limbs of hardwoods, including oak and hickory.
Juglans, Carya, Castanea, Quercus, Celtis, Pyrus, Sapindus, Salix(5), Prosopis (Hovore & Giesbert 1976), Citrus (Dean 1953), Leucaena (Hovore & Penrose 1982)
Life Cycle
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(6)

Pupation occurs in the fall or spring between wads of frass at the end of the tunnel.(7)

Life cycle probably takes 2 years to complete(7)
Print References
Dean H.A. (1953) Long-horned beetles that attack Citrus in the lower Rio Grande valley of Texas. J. Econ. Ent. 46: 174.
Hovore F.T., Giesbert E.F. (1976) Notes on the ecology and distribution of western Cerambycidae. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 30(4): 349-360.
Hovore F.T., Penrose R.L. (1982) Notes on Cerambycidae coinhabiting girdles of Oncideres pustulata LeConte. Southwestern Naturalist 27: 23-27.
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Quinn 2007
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
5.The Cerambycidae of North America. Part III. ...subfamily Cerambycinae, tribes Opsimini through Megaderini
E.G. Linsley. 1962. University of California Publications in Entomology 20: 1-188.
6.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
7.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.