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Genus Spalacopsis

Spalacopsis texana Spalacopsis filum rostulatum - Spalacopsis stolata Cerambycidae? - Spalacopsis texana long thin tiny  beetle - Spalacopsis texana Long-horned Beetle - Spalacopsis stolata Spalacopsis Spalacopsis Spalacopsis
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Agapanthiini
Genus Spalacopsis
5 spp. in our area, 17 spp. total(1)
Neotropics to s. US (in our area, 4 spp. in FL and one in TX)(1)
Perhaps mimics of walking sticks (Phasmatodea)? I do not see any references suggesting this on a quick search, but walking sticks have wicked chemical defenses, so it seems plausible.
--Cotinis 30 November 2022.
Print References
W. H. Tyson. (1973). The Spalacopsis of the West Indies and America North of Mexico (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin, 27(3), 117–137.