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Species Heterachthes texanus

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Ibidionini
Genus Heterachthes
Species texanus (Heterachthes texanus)
Explanation of Names
Heterachthes texanus Linsley 1957
Size
4.5 mm (Type)
Identification
This is a small, obscure species, easily known by the uniform dull coloration above, shining impunctate ventral surface, extremely heavy basal segments of the antennae and the very long erect setae of the elytra and legs. (Linsley 1957)
Remarks
Tyoe Locality: Chisos Mountains, Big Bend NP, Brewster Co., Texas, July 5, 1942 (E. C. Van Dyke)
Print References
Linsley, E.G. 1957. New longicorn beetles from Texas. Entomol. News, 6(6): 159-161.
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