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Species Ecyrus arcuatus

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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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Pogonocherini
Genus Ecyrus
Species arcuatus (Ecyrus arcuatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ecyrus dasycerus var. texanus Schaeffer
Explanation of Names
Ecyrus arcuatus Gahan 1892
arcuatus = 'arched' [refers to the dark elytral pattern]
Range
c. TX to Honduras(1)(2)
Season
Mar-Oct(2)
Food
Larval hosts: Acacia, Prosopis(2)
Life Cycle
Abundant on dead branches of its hosts, particularly in the fall(2)
Remarks
occasionally comes to lights(2)