Beetles of North Carolina
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Members of Anthophylax:
2 NC Records

Anthophylax attenuatus - No Common Name

Family: CERAMBYCIDAE Subfamily: Lepturinae                                                             
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 one records from a known site comes from a stand of high-elevation hardwood forest.
See also Habitat Account for General High Elevation Forests
Diet: Larvae feed on moist decaying hardwoods, including Maple, Beech, Hop-hornbeam, and Poplar (Yanega, 1996; Lingafelter, 2007).
Observation Methods:
Adult Phenology:
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S1S2
State Protection:
Comments: This is a primarily northern species whose populations in the North Carolina mountains may represent Pleistocene relicts.