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Species Graphisurus fasciatus

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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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Acanthocinini
Genus Graphisurus
Species fasciatus (Graphisurus fasciatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Urographis fasciatus
Explanation of Names
Graphisurus fasciatus (DeGeer, 1775)
9-15 mm(1)
Graphisurus fasciatus, female Graphisurus despectus, female
Graphisurus fasciatus, male Graphisurus despectus, male

Several characters in combination will separate Graphisurus fasciatus from Graphisurus despectus:

In fasciatus, the apices of the elytra are emarginate, in despectus they are truncate
In fasciatus the scutellum has a gray pubescent mark medially, while in despectus it is all-dark
The antennal scape of fasciatus has a gray pubescent band at the middle third, while in despectus the basal two-thirds of the scape is gray
In fasciatus the dark mottling of the elytra is more pronounced and in despectus the background coloration is a more even gray
The dorsal surface of the female ovipositor of fasciatus has a distinct carina, or is at least noticeably convex, while in despectus the dorsal surface of the ovipositor is flat and unridged.
e NA (NS-FL to ON-*MN-**NE-TX)(1)(2)(*specimen in my possession. =v=; **BG data)
numerous hardwoods, also pine(3)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.