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Species Strangalia occidentalis

Flower Longhorn, Strangalia occidentalis - Strangalia occidentalis - 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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Strangalia
Species occidentalis (Strangalia occidentalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Strangalia occidentalis Linsley & Chemsak 1976
Size
23-25 mm (1)
Range
AZ / Chihuahua, Mex. (2)
Food
recorded in AZ on flower Ceanothus fendleri (Rhamnaceae). (3) No host information had previously been recorded for this species.
Remarks
Described from five specimens (1)
Type Locality: 15 miles North of Temoris, Chihuahua, Mexico
See Also
"S. occidentalis differs from virilis by color, the obliquely truncate elytral apices, punctation, and by having two hind tarsal claws in the males." (1)
Print References
Linsley, E.G. and J.A. Chemsak. 1976. Cerambycidae of North America. Part VI, No.2. Taxonomy and Classification of the Subfamily Lepturinae. University of California Publications in Entomology 80, 186 pp.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Cerambycidae of North America. Part VI, No. 2. Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Lepturinae.
E. Gorton Linsley and John A. Chemsak. 1976. 1976. University of California Press, Berkeley.
2.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
3.Distributional and biological observations on North American Cerambycidae (Coleoptera)
MacRae T.C., Rice M.E. 2007. The Coleopterists Bulletin 61(2): 227–263.