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Species Isohydnocera schusteri

Isohydnocera schusteri (Leconte) - Isohydnocera schusteri Isohydnocera schusteri from East Texas - Isohydnocera schusteri Isohydnocera schusteri from East Texas - Isohydnocera schusteri Isohydnocera schusteri from East Texas - Isohydnocera schusteri
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Hydnocerinae
Genus Isohydnocera
Species schusteri (Isohydnocera schusteri)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Isohydnocera schusteri (Leconte)
Orig. Comb: Hydnocera schusteri Leconte 1866
Explanation of Names
"One specimen, from middle Illinois, kindly given me by Mr. Maurice Schuster, of St. Louis, to whom I dedicate with pleasure this beautiful species." (Leconte 1866)
10 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
5-5.5 mm (2)
sc US (TX-LA-IL-OK) - Map (2)(3)(4), rare
Described from one spmn in 1866, 81 yrs later this sp. was still only known from ILL. (LeConte 1866, Wolcott 1947)...
Schaeffer (1908) record from Brownsville, TX is in error. (Leavengood pers. comm. to MAQ, 2015)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1866. New species of North American Coleoptera. Prepared for the Smithsonian Institution. Part 1 (concluded). Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 6: 87-168.
Schaeffer, C. 1908. On new and known Coleoptera of the families Coccinellidae and Cleridae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 16(3): 125-135. (full text)
Wolcott, A.B. 1947. Catalogue of North American Beetles of the Family Cleridae. Fieldiana: Zoology, 32(2): 61-105. (3)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera or beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana.
Blatchley, W. S. 1910. Indianapolis,Nature Pub. Co.
3.Catalogue of North American beetles of the family Cleridae
Wolcott A.B. 1947. Fieldiana: Zoology 32: 63–105.
4.Checklist of the Coleoptera of Oklahoma