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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Cephaloon lepturides - False Leptura Beetle

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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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Stenotrachelidae (False Longhorn Beetles)
Genus Cephaloon
Species lepturides (False Leptura Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cephaloon lepturoides in(1)
Explanation of Names
Cephaloon lepturides Newman 1838
9.0-14.0 mm(2)
e. NA (NS-GA to SK-MN)(1)(2)
Found on flowers of viburnum Viburnum and alternate leaf dogwood Cornus alternifolia.(2)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
2.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.