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Species Trichoferus campestris - Velvet Longhorned Beetle

Trichoferus campestris - female Longhorn Beetle - Trichoferus campestris Longhorn Beetle - Trichoferus campestris Pennsylvania Cerambycid for ID - Trichoferus campestris longhorn beetle at light - Trichoferus campestris longhorn beetle at light - Trichoferus campestris Long-horned Beetle - Trichoferus campestris Trichoferus campestris
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Hesperophanini
Genus Trichoferus
Species campestris (Velvet Longhorned Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Trichoferus campestris (Faldermann 1835)
Range
native to, and widespread across e. Palaearctic (west to w. Russia), adventive in NA (QC)(1)
Food
polyphagous, recorded from ~40 genera of woody conifers and angiosperms(1)
Life Cycle
2 or more years(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: QC 2002(1)
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