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Sculptured Pine Borer - Chalcophora virginiensis

Sculptured Pine Borer - Chalcophora virginiensis
Harris County, Texas, USA
August 23, 2015
Identified by location. It appears that C. virginiensis is the only Chalcophora that ranges into Texas.

Nice shots!
C. angulicollis also ranges in Texas

 
Maybe I misunderstood.
The article at
http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs_other/rmrs_2014_maier_c001.pdf
refers to the two species as allopatric. Referring to C. Angulicollis, it includes the following statement: "Records of this species from Texas (Nelson et al. 2008) were based on a misidentification of C. virginiensis (Westcott and Bellamy 2013)."
I am a rank amateur that does not understand many of the terms used in such articles.
BugGuide also does not include Texas in the range of C. Angulicolis.

 
Oh
Could be

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