Explanation of Names
Tetraopes pilosus Chemsak 1963
June to August (uncommon) (5)
Very similar to T. annulatus
but body surface including callus
completely obscured by dense whitish or yellowish-gray pubescence. (3)
Chemsak, J.A. 1963. Taxonomy and bionomics of the genus Tetraopes (Cerambycidae: Coleoptera). University of California Publications in Entomology 30: 1–90.
Farrell, B.D. 1991. Phylogenetics of insect/plant interactions: Tetraopes and Asclepias. Ph.D. Dissertation. Univ. Maryland.
Farrell, B.D., & C. Mitter. 1998. The timing of insect/plant diversification: might Tetraopes
(Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) and Asclepias
(Asclepiadaceae) have co-evolved? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 63: 553–577. (4)