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Species Oberea perspicillata - Raspberry Cane Borer

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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 Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Phytoeciini
Genus Oberea
Species perspicillata (Raspberry Cane Borer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oberea basalis LeConte 1852
may be a species complex(1)
Explanation of Names
Oberea perspicillata Haldeman, 1847
perspicillata = 'wearing small glasses'
8-15 mm(1)
Markings variable, usually mostly black, pronotum orange with two black spots and black band at the base, which is sometimes reduced to a spot.
e. NA north to QC-MB(1)(2)
larve stem borers of living Rubus, Rosa (Rosaceae) (1)(3)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.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.
3.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.