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Species Coleomethia xanthocollis

Coleomethia xanthocollis (Knull) - Coleomethia xanthocollis - female Coleomethia xanthocollis (Knull)  - Coleomethia xanthocollis Coleomethia xanthocollis (Knull)  - Coleomethia xanthocollis Coleomethia xanthocollis (Knull)  - Coleomethia xanthocollis Coleomethia xanthocollis Coleomethia xanthocollis
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 Methiini
Genus Coleomethia
Species xanthocollis (Coleomethia xanthocollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleomethia xanthocollis (Knull)
Orig. Comb: Methia xanthocollis Knull 1935
Syn: evaniformis Knull 1937
Explanation of Names
xanthocollis (L). 'yellow-necked' (1)
Size
~1 cm
Range
w. & c. TX [not found in north-central TX per Lingafelter & Horner (1993), nor has it been found in the lower Rio Grande Valley where oaks are not native]
Season
May-Aug
Food
on oaks (Quercus) (Knull 1937, Hovore 1987, Androw 1992)
Remarks
Hovore (1987) reported examining almost 90 specimens but offered no locations beyond Abilene State Park, Taylor County; Gillespie Co.; and Davis Mtns, Jeff Davis Co. Also collected in Garner State Park, Uvalde Co. at lights.
See Also
Methia bicolor has smaller hind legs and is only known from its type specimen
Print References
Androw, B. 1992. Collecting in the western US. The Ohio Coleopterist 1(3): 1-?.
Hovore, F.T. 1987. A review of the genus Coleomethia Linsley. Wasmann Journal of Biology 45(1/2): 6-15.
Knull, J.N. 1937. New southwestern Buprestidae and Cerambycidae with notes. Ohio Journal of Science 37(5): 301-309.
Lingafelter, S.W. & N.V. Horner. 1993. The Cerambycidae of North-Central Texas. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 47(2): 159-191.
Van Pelt, A.F. 2002. Insect species described from Big Bend National Park. Insecta Mundi 16(1-3): 124-145.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.