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Species Hyperplatys aspersa

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Acanthocinini
Genus Hyperplatys
Species aspersa (Hyperplatys aspersa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Lamia aspersa Say, 1824
Syn: aspersus
Explanation of Names
Hyperplatys aspersa (Say)
aspersa (L). 'sprinkled, scattered' (1)
4-10 mm(2)

Det. Marlin E. Rice, 2020
e. NA to BC - Map (3), plus: sw US (AZ-TX-CO-UT) (4)
mostly: May-July (BG data)
Life Cycle
Reported to breed in poplar (Populus) and Juneberry (Amelanchier ) (5); "under bark of various hardwoods", also moonseed vine (Menispermum), burdock (Arctium) (2).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
4.New World Cerambycidae Catalog
5.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.