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Species Tetraopes discoideus

Milkweed Longhorn? - Tetraopes discoideus Tetraopes crinitus? - Tetraopes discoideus Cerambycidae - Tetraopes discoideus Tetraopes discoideus Milkweed Longhorn - Tetraopes discoideus Milkweed Longhorn - Tetraopes discoideus Tetraopes discoideus LeConte - Tetraopes discoideus Tetraopes discoideus LeConte - Tetraopes discoideus
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 Tetraopini
Genus Tetraopes (Milkweed Longhorns)
Species discoideus (Tetraopes discoideus)
Explanation of Names
Tetraopes discoideus LeConte 1858
Range
sw US (CA-TX-KS-CO) to Honduras(1)(2)
Food
Hosts: A. subverticillata, A. verticillata, A. curassavica(1)(3)(4)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
3.The timing of insect/plant diversification: might Tetraopes (Col.: Cerambycidae) and Asclepias (Asclepiadaceae) have co-evolved?
Farrell B.D., Mitter C. 1998. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 63: 553–577.
4.The Cerambycidae of north-central Texas.
Lingafelter, S.W. & N.V. Horner. 1993. Coleopterists Bulletin, 47(2): 159-191.