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Species Trichocnemis spiculatus - Ponderous Borer

Ponderous borer - Trichocnemis spiculatus - female Ponderous Borer - Trichocnemis spiculatus - female Ponderous Borer - Trichocnemis spiculatus Large Beetle - Trichocnemis spiculatus Large cerambycid - Trichocnemis spiculatus DSCF1142b - Trichocnemis spiculatus Cerambycidae: Prionus californicus? - Trichocnemis spiculatus Trichocnemis spiculatus ? - Trichocnemis spiculatus
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 Prioninae
Tribe Callipogonini
Genus Trichocnemis
Species spiculatus (Ponderous Borer)
Other Common Names
Pine Sawyer, Western Pine Sawyer, Spined Woodborer, Ponderosa Pine Borer
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ergates spiculatus
Explanation of Names
Trichocnemis spiculatus LeConte 1851
Numbers
2 sspp., both in our area(1)
Range
w. NA(1)
Food
larvae chiefly in ponderosa pine and Douglas fir