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Species Schizax senex

Schizax senex - female Cerambycidae? - Schizax senex - male Schizax senex  LeConte - Schizax senex - male Longhorn on Wind-blown Palo Verde - Schizax senex - male Long-horned Beetles - Schizax senex beetle - Schizax senex Schizax senex - male Early! observed by Mel Coleman Geoffrion - Schizax senex
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 Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Schizax
Species senex (Schizax senex)
Explanation of Names
Schizax senex LeConte 1873
senex (L). 'old person' (1)

Det. R. Turnbow
s. CA to w. TX - Map (2)(3)
Specimens reared from six-inch cut branches of hackberry (Celtis reticulata) from Oak Creek Canyon, Ariz. (Knull 1944)
Specimens reared from dead branches and collected from the blossoms of desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) (Bignoniaceae). This is the first known record of a cerambycid utilizing this genus and species as a larval host. (Swift 2008)
Print References
Knull, J.N. 1944. New Coleoptera with notes (Buprestidae and Cerambycidae). The Ohio Journal of Science 44(2): 90-93. (Full PDF)
Martin, J. 1919. Notes on the Occurrence of Schizax senex in California (Col., Cerambycidae). Entomological News, 30(8): 231-232.
Swift, I. 2008. Ecological and biogeographical observations on Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) from California, USA. Insecta Mundi 0026: 1-7. (Full PDF)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)