Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Anelaphus debilis

Anelaphus debilis (LeConte) - Anelaphus debilis Anelaphus debilis (LeConte) - Anelaphus debilis Anelaphus debilis Anelaphus debilis Anelaphus debilis Anelaphus debilis Anelaphus debilis
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Elaphidiini
Genus Anelaphus
Species debilis (Anelaphus debilis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anelaphus debilis (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Elaphidion debilis LeConte 1854
Explanation of Names
debilis = 'disabled, weak'
Range
n. TX to ne. Mex. (1),(BG data)
Season
Mar-Jun, Oct (1)
Food
Larval hosts: Prosopis, Baccharis, Pithecellobium, Celtis, Leucaena, Acacia (1)
Remarks
Commonly collected at lights, at fermenting molasses bait, and by beating larval hosts (1)
Print References
LeConte J.L. 1854. Descriptions of some new Coleoptera from Texas, chiefly collected by the Mexican Boundary Commission. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 6: 439-448.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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.