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Eleodes or Coelocnemis?? - Moneilema armatum

Eleodes or Coelocnemis?? - Moneilema armatum
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
May 3, 2008
Size: 1"
Found on a Prickly Pear Cactus. Is this genus Eleodes or Coelocnemis? Antennae look too long for either. Also the thorax widens to points.

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Moneilema
probably gigas, although the horns on the thorax seem a little short. You are right that the antenna are long - it's a longhorn.

 
Thanks
Thanks for the lead, you got me looking around Moneilema. I think it's a Cactus Longhorn Beetle (Moneilema armatum).

 
LOL!
Apparently they really 'are' mimics of Eleodes:-)

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