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Species Graphisurus triangulifer

Cerambycid - Graphisurus triangulifer Graphisurus triangulifer - female Graphisurus triangulifer - female Graphisurus triangulifer (Haldeman) - Graphisurus triangulifer - male Graphisurus triangulifer (Haldeman) - Graphisurus triangulifer - male Graphisurus triangulifer? - Graphisurus triangulifer - female must be Graphisurus triangulifer ? - Graphisurus triangulifer Longhorn beetle  - Graphisurus triangulifer
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 Acanthocinini
Genus Graphisurus
Species triangulifer (Graphisurus triangulifer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Graphisurus triangulifer (Haldeman)
Orig. Comb: Acanthodere triangulifer Haldeman, 1847
Syn: Urographis triangulifer (Haldeman)
Explanation of Names
triangulifer = 'triangle-bearer'
Size
12-17 mm (1)
Identification
elytra with a large, irregular triangle behind the middle, running from the outer margin to near the suture; and a small one near the apex.

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2012
Range
TX-FL-OH-KS (fairly common in TX, rather uncommon elsewhere) (2)(3)(4)(BG data)
Season
May-Oct (1)
Food
hosts: mostly hackberry (Celtis, also maple (Acer) (3)(1)(4)
Remarks
comes to UV lights (1)
Print References
Haldeman, S.S. 1847. Material towards a history of the Coleoptera Longicornia of the United States. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 10: 27-66.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
3.The Cerambycidae, or longhorned beetles, of southern Texas: a faunal survey (Coleoptera)
Hovore F.T., Penrose R.L., Neck R.W. 1987. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 44: 283-334.
4.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.