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Species Goes variegatus

Longhorned Beetle - Goes variegatus Goes variegatus Linsley & Chemsak - Goes variegatus Longhorn beetle - Goes variegatus Longhorned Beetle - Goes variegatus Long-horned - Goes variegatus Long-horned - Goes variegatus Unknown beetle - Goes variegatus Unknown beetle - Goes variegatus
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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Monochamini
Genus Goes
Species variegatus (Goes variegatus)
Explanation of Names
Goes variegatus Linsley & Chemsak 1984
variegatus 'mottled'
14-18 mm(1)
resembles G. debilis but has stronger lateral pronotal projections, a somewhat darker integument, and more uniformly yellowish pubescence (basally vs. apically - sometimes there are longitudinal variations in the color, or pubescence may be grayish toward the middle, but not at the base as in debilis(1)
se US (MD-FL to OK-TX)(1)(2)(3)(4)(BG data)
Apr-Jul(5)(1)(BG data)
Life Cycle
comes to lights(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.The Cerambycidae of North America, Part VII, No. 1: ...subfamily Lamiinae, tribes Parmenini through Acanthoderini
E.G. Linsley, J. A. Chemsak. 1984. University of California Publications in Entomology 102: 1-258.
3.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
4.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)
5.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.