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Species Trichoferus campestris - Velvet Longhorned Beetle

Trichoferus campestris - female 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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned 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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