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Species Trigonogya reticulaticollis

Trigonogya reticulaticollis (Schaeffer) - Trigonogya reticulaticollis
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea (Metallic Wood Boring Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Polycestinae
Tribe Haplostethini
Genus Trigonogya
Species reticulaticollis (Trigonogya reticulaticollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trigonogya reticulaticollis (Schaeffer)
Orig. Comb: Mastogenius reticulaticollis Schaeffer 1904
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex (1)
Size
Length 2.5-3.5 mm. (Riley and King 2009)
Identification

Det. E. G. Riley, 2009
Range
southmost TX (Cameron and Hidalgo counties) - Map (2)(3)
Season
Summary of compiled Texas collecting events by month: April (5), May (1). (Riley and King 2009)
Adult activity is probably limited to the early spring as is typical of Mastogenius species of the eastern United States (E. G. Riley, pers. obser., July 2008).
Food
Larvae in Mexican ash - Fraxinus berlandieriana (Oleaceae) (1)
Knull (1937) associated adults with "Fraxinus caroliniana" (=Fraxinus berlandieriana DC) (Oleaceae) in the Brownsville area. MacRae (2006) confirmed Fraxinus berlandieriana as the larval host by rearing adults that emerged from V-1 to VI-30-2004 from a dead branch of this tree collected on IV-7-2004. (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas (1)
Texas considers this to be a "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN) (4)
at high risk of endangerment due to the EAB (5)
See Also
Mastogenius subcyaneus (LeConte)
- Range: e. US
Det. E. G. Riley 2009
Print References
Knull, J.N. 1937. New species of Paratyndaris with notes on described forms (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 30: 252-257, 1 plate.
MacRae, T.C. 2006. Distributional and biological notes on North American Buprestidae (Coleoptera), with comments on variation in Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) viridicornis (Say) and A. (H.) viridfrons Gory. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 82(2): 166–199. (Full PDF)
Riley, E.G. & J.E. King. 2009. Element record datasheets submitted to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division, Austin. (2)
Schaeffer, C. 1904. New genera and species of Coleoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 12(4): 197-228. (Full Text)
Schaeffer, C. 1919. Miscellaneous coleopterological notes and descriptions. Journal of the New York Entmological Society 26(1918): 211-214. (Full Text)
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian