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Species Obrium maculatum

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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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Obriini
Genus Obrium
Species maculatum (Obrium maculatum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Obrium maculatum (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Saperda maculata Olivier 1795
Size
4-7 mm (1)
Identification
Pronotum strongly constricted at base (1)
Range
e US (TX-FL-NY-NE) / Mex to Costa Rica (2), (BG data)
Season
Apr-Aug (mostly) (BG data)
Food
many hardwoods and shrubs, incl. oak and hickory (1)
Remarks
Attracted to UV lights; common (1)
See Also
note long setae on the third and fourth antennomeres
- Range: se US (GA to c. TX), introduced from Asia
Stenhomalus taiwanus Matsushita
Det. V. Belov, 2017
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.