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Species Neoclytus mucronatus

Clytus? Neoclytus? - Neoclytus mucronatus Wasp or Cricket? - Neoclytus mucronatus grasshopper nymph - Neoclytus mucronatus Neoclytus mucronatus mucronatus - Neoclytus mucronatus Beetle - Neoclytus mucronatus Insect - Neoclytus mucronatus Neoclytus mucronatus? - Neoclytus mucronatus Unknown cricket-like insect - Neoclytus mucronatus
Classification
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 Clytini
Genus Neoclytus
Species mucronatus (Neoclytus mucronatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Callidium mucronatum, Callidium luscum, Clytus luscus, Cerambyx maculosus, Clytus humeralis, Neoclyus luscus strictulus, Neoclytus mucronatus vogti, Neoclytus luscus
Explanation of Names
Neoclytus mucronatus (Fabricius 1775)
mucronatus = 'with a sharp point' (may refer to elytral apices or metafemora -- compare)
Size
7.5-23 mm(1)
Identification
Pronotum (thorax) Reddish-brown in central area, darkening toward all margins. Yellow stripe outlines all borders of thorax. Elytra (wings) Reddish-brown. Yellow slanted L-shape covers first 1/3 of elytra. Wide sideways U-shape on lower half of wing, often appearing almost X-shaped with elytra closed. Scutellum yellow. Hind leg extremely long.
Range
e. US, s.Ont (s.ON-FL to NE-TX) - Map (1)(2)
Habitat
Forests
Season
June to September in the north, extended season in the south.
Food
Larval hosts: Celtis and Persimmon (3); dead and dying hickory, rarely pine(4), Elm and Pecan.
Remarks
common(4)
See Also
N. m. vogti Lindsey
- Range: s. AZ, s. TX / ne. Mex.
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2020
Print References
Zamoroka, A. (2021) Is Clytini monophyletic? The evidence from five-gene phylogenetic analysis. Proceedings of the State Natural History Museum 37(37): 191-214. (5)
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn 2007
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
3.The Cerambycidae of north-central Texas.
Lingafelter, S.W. & N.V. Horner. 1993. Coleopterists Bulletin, 47(2): 159-191.
4.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
5.Is Clytini monophyletic? The evidence from five-gene phylogenetic analysis.
Zamoroka, A.M. 2021. Proceedings of the State Natural History Museum 37(37): 191-214.