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Species Oxymerus aculeatus

Oxymerus aculeatus lebasi Dupont - Oxymerus aculeatus - male
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Oxymerus
Species aculeatus (Oxymerus aculeatus)
Explanation of Names
Oxymerus aculeatus Dupont 1838
Numbers
3 sspp.(1), of which O. a. lebasi Dupont found in so. FL(2)
Size
10-17mm
Range
Nicaragua to Uruguay & Bolivia, West Indies; O. a. lebasi: West Indies and Nicaragua to n. S America & (1); apparently established in extreme so. FL(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: FL 2003(2)
Internet References
Fact sheet by M.C. Thomas(2)