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Species Pachybrachis macronychus

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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 Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Pachybrachina
Genus Pachybrachis (Scriptured Leaf Beetles)
No Taxon (Yellow Pachys)
Species macronychus (Pachybrachis macronychus)
Explanation of Names
Pachybrachis macronychus Fall 1915
Size
3.7 to 3.85 mm (based on 3 males) (1)
Identification
Fall's description:
Rather large, yellow, brown punctate, minutely alutaceous, moderately shining; cephalic spots small, pale brown, thoracic M represented by pale diffuse rust colored shades, elytra without spots; ocular lines wanting, front claws of male very large. (1)
Range
w TX (1)(2)
Habitat
Davis and Chisos Mtns (1)
Life Cycle
asso. w/ Mexican pinyon pine (Pinus cembroides, Pinaceae) (3)
Print References
Fall, H.C. 1915. A revision of the North American species of Pachybrachys. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 41: 291-486. (1)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.A revision of the North American species of Pachybrachys
H. C. Fall. 1915. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Vol. 41, No. 3: 291–486 .
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.