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Species Neocompsa puncticollis

Neocompsa puncticollis orientalis Martins & Chemsak - Neocompsa puncticollis Neocompsa puncticollis orientalis Martins & Chemsak - Neocompsa puncticollis Cerambycidae - Neocompsa puncticollis
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Ibidionini
Genus Neocompsa
Species puncticollis (Neocompsa puncticollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neocompsa puncticollis (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Compsa puncticollis LeConte, 1873
Numbers
2 subspp. n. of Mex.
Size
asperula - 8-13 mm (LeConte 1873)
orientalis - 5.2 mm (BG data)
Identification
note elytral setae in rows

Neocompsa puncticollis orientalis Martins & Chemsak
Det. F. Skillman
Range
subsp. asperula (Bates, 1885) - Arizona / Mexico, Nicaragua
subsp. orientalis Martins & Chemsak 1966 - south TX (Hidalgo & San Patricio Cos.) / Mexico (NL, TA, SLP, VC, OA)
Remarks
a single spmn of orientalis coll'ed by Vogt (1949) at lights in Pharr, Hidalgo Co., TX in August tentatively ID'd as Neocompsa puncticollis orientalis Martins & Chemsak. (1)
a second spmn of orientalis coll'ed by Fred Skillman at Welder Wildlife Refuge, San Patricio County, TX in September 2014 (BG data)
Print References
Hovore, F.T., R.L. Penrose & R.W. Neck. 1987. The Cerambycidae, or longhorned beetles, of southern Texas: a faunal survey (Coleoptera). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 44(13): 283-334, 20 figs. (1)
LeConte, J.L. 1873. New species of North American Coleoptera. Part II. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 264(2): 169-240. (Full Text)
Martins, U.R. and J.A. Chemsak. 1966. Synopsis of the known Mexican Ibidionini (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 39(3): 454-467. (JSTOR)
Vogt, B.G. 1949. Notes on Cerambycidae from the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 25(3): 137-144; (4): 175-184.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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.