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Species Tetraopes quinquemaculatus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-Faced Longhorns)
Tribe Tetraopini
Genus Tetraopes (Milkweed Longhorns)
Species quinquemaculatus (Tetraopes quinquemaculatus)
Explanation of Names
Tetraopes quinquemaculatus Haldeman 1847
Size
8-12 mm (1)
Identification
separated from most other spp. by lack of basal elytral spots
also typically has slight dark markings at the elytral tips (1)

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2015
Range
Ont., Midwestern States to e. TX (1)(2)(3)(4)
Season
June-Sept (5)
Food
larvae feed on Asclepias longifolia var. hirtella(1), adults asso. w/ A. amplexicaulis, A. tuberosa(5) and A. viridiflora (BG data)
Remarks
uncommon (5), considered by Arkansas to be a "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN) (6)
Print References
Haldeman, S.S. 1847. Material towards a history of the Coleoptera Longicornia of the United States. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 10: 27-66.
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