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dryobius
Member Rosenbergia

USA
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Posted - 04/12/2017 :  02:11:53  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote

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Gontran
Member Rosalia

Canada
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Posted - 04/12/2017 :  03:41:29  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
To me, probably Phoracantha acanthocera (Macleay)
Philippe Jacquot (Cerambyphil) was very helpful for identifying Phoracantha species.
He confirmed or corrected most of my specimens. Let's wait for his opinion.


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cerambyphil
Member Rosalia

France
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Posted - 04/12/2017 :  18:26:57  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
Antennomere III is shorter than IV, but I can't see if the pronotal lateral spines are curved backward. have a look to the following key:



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dryobius
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Posted - 06/12/2017 :  12:45:24  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
Looking closely at the pronotal spine, it keys to P. acanthocera.
Thank you, Philippe.
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