Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


cottonwood borer
Plectrodera scalator (Fabricius, 1792)

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Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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cottonwood borer
Plectrodera scalator
Adult(s)
Donald Duerr
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cottonwood borer
Plectrodera scalator
Damage
University of Georgia Archive
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cottonwood borer
Plectrodera scalator
Adult(s)
James Solomon
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Plectrodera scalator
Pupa(e)
James Solomon
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cottonwood borer
Plectrodera scalator
Larva(e)
James Solomon
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cottonwood borer
Plectrodera scalator
Larva(e)
James Solomon


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea
Family: Cerambycidae
Subfamily: Lamiinae
Tribe: Lamiini
Genus: Plectrodera

Other System Links

ITIS: 703153
NPDN Pest: INALBFA


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References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm