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Species Crossidius mojavensis

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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 Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Crossidius
Species mojavensis (Crossidius mojavensis)
Numbers
2 sspp., of which one in our area(1)
Size
10-18 mm(2)
Range
CA & Baja(1)
Season
Sep-Oct in Western Mojave Desert, CA(2)
Life Cycle
Larva found in Great Basin Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)
Works Cited
1.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
2.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.