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Genus Oncideres - Twig Girdling Beetles

Mesquite Girdler - Oncideres rhodosticta Oncideres pustulata LeConte - Oncideres pustulata girdler - Oncideres pustulata Oncideres twig girdler - Oncideres cingulata Huisache Girdler - Oncideres pustulata - male Oncideres of sorts? - Oncideres rhodosticta beetle - Oncideres cingulata Arizona Beetle - Oncideres rhodosticta
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 Onciderini
Genus Oncideres (Twig Girdling Beetles)
Explanation of Names
Oncideres Serville 1835
4 spp. in our area, >120 spp. total(1)
e. US to Argentina; in our area, O. cingulata cingulata in e. US + 3 spp. & 1 ssp. in sw. US (TX-AZ)(1)
hosts include plants of 35 families(2)