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Sphenostethus taslei (Buquet) - Sphenostethus taslei

Sphenostethus taslei (Buquet) - Sphenostethus taslei
ca. 8 mi E Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas, USA
June 6, 2007
Sphenostethus taslei (Buquet)
Det. D. Heffern, 2011

ex Lindgren funnel trap set: VI-2/10-2007
Spmn in DJHC

odd coloration, used
to seeing these all dark. Nice addition.

 
Color forms
Yanega (1996) shows the black and brown forms as female and male respectively. (1)
Cerambycidae of Florida says the brown form is a northern form.
Lingafelter (2007) refers to the forms as "variants." (2)

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