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Species Oberea perspicillata - Raspberry Cane Borer

Oberea perspicillata Haldeman - Oberea perspicillata Longhorn - Oberea perspicillata long horn beetle - Oberea perspicillata Cerambycidae, Raspberry Cane Borer, dorsal - Oberea perspicillata Red Head, Black Legs, Two Dots - Oberea perspicillata Raspberry Cane Borer - Oberea perspicillata - male - female Oberea perspicillata beetle - Oberea perspicillata
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 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 to MB(1)(2)(3)
mostly Apr-Jul(1)(4)(3)
larvae bore living stems of Rubus, Rosa (Rosaceae)(1)(4)
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.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
4.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.