Beetles of North Carolina
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View CERAMBYCIDAE Members: Sole representative of Neandra in NC 27 NC Records

Neandra brunnea - No Common Name

Photo by: Steve Hall
Family: CERAMBYCIDAE Subfamily: Parandrinae                                                             
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: We have records from both natural forests as well as residential neighborhoods.
See also Habitat Account for General Forests
Diet: Larvae feed on moist, decaying heartwood (Yanega, 1996; Lingafelter, 2007). This includes logs lying in contact with the soil and also wood structures such as poles. They also feed on heartwood in living trees where cavities or other wounds have allowed access to heartwood.
Observation Methods: Comes to lights, including blacklights
Adult Phenology:
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
State Protection:

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Recorded by: Steve Hall
Orange Co.
Recorded by: Steve Hall
Orange Co.
Recorded by: Steve Hall
Orange Co.