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Species Sybra alternans

Longhorned Beetle - Sybra alternans Longhorned Beetle - Sybra alternans Small Longhorn Beetle - Sybra alternans Small Longhorn Beetle - Sybra alternans Small Longhorn Beetle - Sybra alternans Small Longhorn Beetle - Sybra alternans Small Longhorn Beetle - Sybra alternans Small Longhorn Beetle - Sybra alternans
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Apomecynini
Genus Sybra
Species alternans (Sybra alternans)
Explanation of Names
Sybra alternans (Wiedemann 1825)
Size
10-15 mm
Range
recently introduced from Southeast Asia to so. FL, so. CA, and Hawaii(1)
Habitat
on dead limbs of Ficus(1); damages bananas in Hawaii
Remarks
earliest record in our area: FL 1992(1)