Beetles of North Carolina
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View CERAMBYCIDAE Members: Sole representative of Asemum in NC 19 NC Records

Asemum striatum - No Common Name

Photo by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, L. Amos
Family: CERAMBYCIDAE Subfamily: Aseminae                                                             
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Resources: BugGuide, Wikipedia, GBIF                                                              
Distribution in North Carolina
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥
 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) <
 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Our records come from sites where various species of Pines are present, including Loblolly as well as Shortleaf and Scrub Pines.
See also Habitat Account for General Pine Forests and Woodlands
Diet: Larvae feed on recently dead conifers, especially pines but also including fir and spruce (Yanega, 1996; Lingafelter, 2007). Standing snags, stumps, and logs are all used.
Observation Methods:
Adult Phenology:
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S4S5
State Protection:

Photo Gallery for Asemum striatum

Recorded by: B. Bockhahn, P. Scharf, L. Amos
Warren Co.