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Species Tetraopes linsleyi

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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 linsleyi (Tetraopes linsleyi)
Explanation of Names
Tetraopes linsleyi Chemsak 1963
Patronym for E. Gorton Linsley (1910-2000)
Numbers
14 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification

Det. J. A. Chemsak
Range
AZ to c. TX (2)
Habitat
Seems to prefer milkweed stands on relatively xeric substrates (Hovore & Giesbert 1976)
Season
May-Aug in TX (BG data)
Food
Pineneedle Milkweed - Asclepias linaria - USDA
Horsetail Milkweed - Asclepias subverticillata - USDA
Antelopehorns - Asclepias asperula capricornu - USDA
Wavyleaf Twinevine - Funastrum crispum - USDA
See Also

Tetraopes skillmani Chemsak & Noguera
PARATYPE
Print References
Chemsak, J.A. 1963. Taxonomy and bionomics of the genus Tetraopes. Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 30(1): 1-90.
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.
Hovore, F.T. 1983. Taxonomic and biological observations on southwestern Cerambycidae. Coleop. Bull., 37(4): 379-387.
Hovore, F.T. & E.F. Giesbert. 1976. Notes on the ecology and distribution of western Cerambycidae. Coleop. Bull., 30(4): 349-360.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World