Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rosalia funebris Motschulsky 1845
Adult: 23.0-40.0 mm, (not including antennae)
Black with broad blue-white stripes across elytra. Pronotum white with a black spot in the center. Very long antennae alternately banded black and white.
Larvae feed in dead hardwood trees: maple, alder, oak, willow, etc.
sometimes attracted to fresh paint...
Asian Longhorn Beetle
is superficially similar but a non-native pest species.
Ray, Ann M. et al. 2009. Male-Produced Aggregation Pheromone of the Cerambycid Beetle Rosalia funebris. J. Chem. Ecol. 35: 96-103.
distribution in Canada and Alaska; PDF doc list
(J. McNamara, Cerambycidae, in
Checklist of Beetles of Canada and Alaska)