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Natural history observations on Tetraopes and other Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) from the Great Plains ecosystem
By Marlin E. Rice
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 61(4): 412- 419, 1988
Cite: 2071161 with citation markup [cite:2071161]
ABSTRACT: New biological information concerning host-plant associations and/or significant geographical distributions are presented for 16 species of Cerambycidae from the Great Plains ecosystem in the following genera: Ataxia, Crossidius, Dectes, Ecyrus, Mecas, Megacyllene, Oberea, Sternidius, Tetraopes, and Urgleptes. Season-long phenological data are presented for two sympatric four-eyed milkweed beetles, Tetraopes femoratus and Tetraopes tetrophthalmus. The distribution of Tetraopes pilosus is influenced by soil type and characterizations of the habitat are given based upon soil associations.