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Subspecies Trichodes peninsularis horni

A checkered beetle among all those wasps- - Trichodes peninsularis Trichodes peninsularis Trichodes peninsularis horni Wolcott and Chapin - Trichodes peninsularis Clerid beetle, Trichodes? - Trichodes peninsularis Clerid beetle, Trichodes? - Trichodes peninsularis beetle? - Trichodes peninsularis Cool Clerid - Trichodes peninsularis bug, knitted, maroon, yellow, fuzzy head - Trichodes peninsularis
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Clerinae
Genus Trichodes
Species peninsularis (Trichodes peninsularis)
Subspecies horni (Trichodes peninsularis horni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syn: Trichodes horni Wolcott and Chapin, 1918
Syn: Trichodes illustris Horn, 1876
Explanation of Names
Trichodes peninsularis horni Wolcott and Chapin, 1918
Identification
Range
AZ, c. & s. TX / Lower CA (1)(2)
Season
Aug-Oct (BG data)
Life Cycle
larvae host on Ashmeadiella meliloti (Cockerell), Ashmeadiella occipitalis Michener (Megachilidae) (3)
Internet References
Horn's Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of North American beetles of the family Cleridae
Wolcott A.B. 1947. Fieldiana: Zoology 32: 63–105.
2.Texas A&M University Insect Collection (TAMUIC)
3.Revision of North American Trichodes (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Cleridae).
Foster, D.E. 1976. Texas Tech University Special Publications No. 11. 86 p.