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Species Poecilium lividum

Poecilium lividum Poecilium lividum
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Callidiini
Genus Poecilium
Species lividum (Poecilium lividum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phymatodes lividus
Explanation of Names
Poecilium lividum (Rossi 1794)
5-8 mm(1)
native to w. Palaearctic (mostly Mediterranean)(2), adventive in NA (ne. US: MA-VA, esp. NY)(1)
in our area, Jun(1)
hosts: hardwoods
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.New World Cerambycidae Catalog