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Species Glenidion flexicaulis

Glenidion flexicaulis (Schaeffer) - Glenidion flexicaulis
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 Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Alticini (Flea Beetles)
No Taxon (Glenidion Genus Group)
Genus Glenidion
Species flexicaulis (Glenidion flexicaulis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glenidion flexicaulis (Schaeffer)
Orig. Comb: Sangaria flexicaulis Schaeffer 1905
Explanation of Names
In describing the species, Schaeffer (1905) wrote of the beetle that is was "beaten commonly from branches of Acacia flexicaulis," a synonym for Texas Ebony.
1 sp. n. of Mex. (1)
2.75-3.50 mm (Schaeffer 1905)

Det. E. G. Riley 2009
southmost TX (Cameron Co.) / Mex. - Map (2)(1)(3)
Texas Ebony - Ebenopsis ebano (Syn: Pithecellobium flexicaule) (2)
Huisache - Acacia farnesiana (Syn: Acacia smallii) - Fabaceae (Pea Family)
Type Locality: Esperanza Ranch, Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas (Schaeffer 1905)
Print References
Schaeffer, C.F.A. 1905. Some additional new genera and species of Coleoptera found within the limit of the United States. Brooklyn Museum of Science Bulletin, 1(7): 141-179. (Full Text)
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)