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Longhorn Beetle

Xylotrechus smei

2 Species ID Suggestions

Jacek a year ago
Xylotrechus subscutellatus Chevrolat, 1863 Xylotrechus subscutellatus Chevrolat 1863-Encyclopedia of Life

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Jacek a year ago

In Kerala region in south India is X.subscutellatus
Five years ago Francesco Vitali determined this species correctly, but NOAH wasn't change X.smei to X.subscutellatus.

Thank you Francesco for the information regarding the ID.

FrancescoVitali 6 years ago

I think it is rather Xylotrechus subscutellatus Chevrolat, 1863.
This species shows a wider yellow pattern and red legs.
There are several similar species in India, but you can find some of them in this paper (with pictures) of Makihara et alii (2008):

Thank you Bayucca for the ID and the valuable information and thank you Nuwan . :))

bayucca 6 years ago

I suggest that you take #2 as # 1.

bayucca 6 years ago

Cerambycidae, Cerambycinae, Clytini, Xylotrechus sp. nd should be Xylotrechus smei. Very wide range and also very variable.
Obviously Xylotrechus stebbingi is a synonym.
I hope that Francesco can confirm...

NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Chlorophorus sp ??

Kerala, India

Spotted on Dec 21, 2013
Submitted on Jan 28, 2014

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