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Species Tetraopes annulatus

milkweed longhorns - Tetraopes annulatus - male - female Milkweed Longhorn - Tetraopes annulatus Tetraopes huetheri - Tetraopes annulatus Pink longhorn with black dots - Tetraopes annulatus Cerambycidae - Tetraopes annulatus Tetraopes annulatus LeConte - Tetraopes annulatus Tetraopes sp. - Tetraopes annulatus Tetraopes sp. - Tetraopes annulatus
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 annulatus (Tetraopes annulatus)
Explanation of Names
Tetraopes annulatus LeConte 1847
annulatus (L). 'ringed' (1)
Rockies, Plains (AZ-TX-WI-AB)
sandy uplands (2)
Jun-Aug (BG data)
Asclepias sullivantii, A. subverticillata, A. speciosa, A. tuberosa, A. verticillata, A. viridiflorus
See Also
Tetraopes pilosus Chemsak
- Range: NM-TX-NE-CO
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2017
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1847. Fragmenta entomologica. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (2)1: 71-93.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
3.The timing of insect/plant diversification: might Tetraopes (Col.: Cerambycidae) and Asclepias (Asclepiadaceae) have co-evolved?
Farrell B.D., Mitter C. 1998. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 63: 553–577.