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Species Dorcaschema cinereum

Longhorned Beetle - Dorcaschema cinereum Longhorned Beetle 05.31.2009 182 - Dorcaschema cinereum Dorcaschema cineream - Dorcaschema cinereum - male Closeup - Dorcaschema cinereum Dorcaschema cinereum longhorn beetle; genus/species possible? - Dorcaschema cinereum Dorcaschema cinereum? - Dorcaschema cinereum Dorcaschema cinereum? - Dorcaschema cinereum
Classification
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 Dorcaschematini
Genus Dorcaschema
Species cinereum (Dorcaschema cinereum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dorcaschema cinerea (Olivier, 1795)
Remarks
Hickory is the preferred larval host, but is has also been reared from mulberry and dogwood. Distinguished from other species in the genus by its uniform gray color (D. nigrum is black, while D. alternatum and D. wildii are patterned).
… Ted C. MacRae, 8 June, 2007 - 11:33am

Subspecies
Dillon & Dillon (1948) erected a separate subspecies "Hetoemis cinereum bimaculata". However, Linsley & Chemsak (1984), in transfering the species to the genus Dorcaschema, did not consider this a valid subspecies.
… Ted C. MacRae, 21 December, 2007 - 11:41am