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Species Desmiphora hirticollis

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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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Desmiphorini
Genus Desmiphora
Species hirticollis (Desmiphora hirticollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Desmiphora hirticollis (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Saperda hirticollis Olivier 1795
Explanation of Names
Hirticollis - Latin for 'hairy-necked' (1)
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Range
s. Texas to S. Amer. / W. Indies (Hovore et al 1987)
Season
Adults fly March to October (Hovore et al 1987)
Food
Larval host: Milktree - Sapium (Euphorbiaceae) (Duffy 1960)
Print References
Duffy, E. 1960. A monograph of the immature stages of neotropical timber beetles (Cerambycidae). British Museum, London. 327 pp.
Hovore, F.T., R.L. Penrose & R.W. Neck. 1987. The Cerambycidae, or longhorned beetles, of southern Texas: a faunal survey (Coleoptera). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 44(13): 283-334, 20 figs.
Vogt, B.G. 1949. Notes on Cerambycidae from the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 25(3): 137-144; (4): 175-184.
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.