Batocera rubus is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Carl Linnaeus in his landmark 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae. It is known from Japan, China, Java, India, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Sumatra, Thailand, and Vietnam.[1] It feeds on Ficus carica, Ficus elastica, and Mangifera indica.

Batocera rubus
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Family: Cerambycidae
Subfamily: Lamiinae
Genus: Batocera
Species:
B. rubus
Binomial name
Batocera rubus
Synonyms
  • Batocera octomaculata (Fabricius)
  • Cerambyx albomaculatus Retzius, 1783
  • Cerambyx rubus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Lamia downesi Hope, 1845
  • Lamia octomaculata Fabricius, 1792

Subspecies

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  • Batocera rubus mniszechi Thomson, 1859
  • Batocera rubus palawanica Kaup, 1866
  • Batocera rubus rubus (Linnaeus, 1758)

References

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  1. ^ "Batocera rubus". BioLib. Retrieved 8 September 2014.