No Common Name Tremex columba (Linnaeus, 1763)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Siricidae   >   Genus Tremex   

Description:

Compare the newly arrived, presumably expanding non-native species Asian Horntail. It also favors hardwoods.

Relationships:

Females lay eggs on damaged, decaying, or diseased wood of hardwood trees. Larvae parasitized by Ibalia anceps.

There are 16 records in the project database.

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The horntail Tremex columba in Howard Co., Maryland (9/14/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Tremex columba in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/28/2014). Determined by Ken Wolgemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

Tremex columba in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/24/2020). (c) trinectes, all rights reserved. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

An adult Tremex columba at Cylburn Arboreum in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/21/2019). Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

A Tremex columba in Charles Co., Maryland (6/13/2020). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Tremex columba in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/2/2006). Determined by Ken Wolgemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Lynn Strauss. (MBP list)

A Tremex columba in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2018). Determined by Ken Wolgemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Tremex columba in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/24/2019). (c) botanygirl, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by botanygirl via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Tremex columba in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/24/2019). (c) botanygirl, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by botanygirl via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Tremex columba falls prey to a Gray Petailtail in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/18/2019). (c) Ken Rosenthal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ken Rosenthal via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Tremex columba falls prey to a Gray Petailtail in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/18/2019). (c) Ken Rosenthal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ken Rosenthal via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Tremex columba falls prey to a Gray Petailtail in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/18/2019). (c) Ken Rosenthal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ken Rosenthal via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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