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Species Crossidius pulchellus

Typocerus ?? - Crossidius pulchellus Crossidius pulchellus LeConte - Crossidius pulchellus Ceramb - Crossidius pulchellus Another unidentified cerambycidae(?) - Crossidius pulchellus Crossidius pulchellus beetle, hairy, orange & black - Crossidius pulchellus - male beetle, hairy, orange & black - Crossidius pulchellus - male longhorn beetle - Crossidius pulchellus - female
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 pulchellus (Crossidius pulchellus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crossidius pulchellus LeConte 1861
Explanation of Names
pulchellus - Latin (dim. of pulcher) 'beautiful' (1)
Identification
Amount of black is variable
Range
CA-TX-KS-AB / n. Mex. (2)
Season
Aug-Nov (2)
Food
Snakeweed (Gutierrezia spp.), Gymnosperma (2)
Print References
Richman, D.B. & E.W. Huddleston. 1981. Root feeding by the beetle Crossidius pulchellus LeConte and other insects on broom snakeweed (Gutierrezia spp.) in eastern and central New Mexico. Environmental Entomology 10(1): 53-57.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
2.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.