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Species Ataxia hubbardi

Longhorn - Ataxia hubbardi Texas Longhorn - Ataxia hubbardi Cerambycidae: Unknown Specimen - Ataxia hubbardi Beetle - Ataxia hubbardi Tan Longhorn - Ataxia hubbardi Light brown, striped longhorn beetle - Ataxia hubbardi Ataxia hubbardi Ataxia hubbardi? - Ataxia hubbardi
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 Pteropliini
Genus Ataxia
Species hubbardi (Ataxia hubbardi)
Explanation of Names
Ataxia hubbardi Fisher 1924
10-16 mm(1)
ND-MT to LA-AZ; ne. Mexico(2)(3)(4)(BG data)
Larvae are stem borers of living herbaceous plants, mostly composites, including Helianthus(5)
Life Cycle
life history on sunflowers in TX: Rogers (1977)
comes to lights(1)
Print References
Rogers C.E. (1977) Cerambycid pests of sunflower: distribution and behavior in the Southern Plains. Env. Entomol. 6: 833–838.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
3.The Cerambycidae, or longhorned beetles, of southern Texas: a faunal survey (Coleoptera)
Hovore F.T., Penrose R.L., Neck R.W. 1987. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 44: 283-334.
4.A checklist of the Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Montana with distribution maps
Hart C.J., Cope J.S., Ivie M.A. 2013. Col. Bull. 67: 133-148.
5.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.