Taeniotes scalatus

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Taeniotes scalatus
Cerambycidae - Taeniotes scalatus.jpg
Museum specimen of Taeniotes scalatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Cerambycoidea
Family: Cerambycidae
Subfamily: Lamiinae
Genus: Taeniotes
Species: T. scalatus
Binomial name
Taeniotes scalatus'
(Gmelin, 1790)
  • Cerambyx scalaris Fabricius, 1781 nec Linnaeus, 1758
  • Cerambyx scalatus Gmelin, 1790
  • Taeniotes scalaris (Fabricius) Lacordaire, 1869
  • Taeniotes scalaris var. azoricus Kolbe, 1877
  • Taeniotes suturalis Thomson, 1857

Taeniotes scalatus is a species of flat-faced longhorn beetles belonging to the Cerambycidae family, Lamiinae subfamily.


Taeniotes scalatus can reach a length of 30–40 millimetres (1.2–1.6 in). Basic color of body is black, with a yellow dorsal streak and small spots. Larval host plants are cultivated figs (Ficus carica).


This species is present in Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Venezuela).