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Species Tetranodus niveicollis

Tetranodus niveicollis Linell - Tetranodus niveicollis - female Tetranodus niveicollis Linell - Tetranodus niveicollis - male Tetranodus niveicollis (Linell) - Tetranodus niveicollis - female Tetranodus niveicollis (Linell) - Tetranodus niveicollis
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 Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Tillomorphini
Genus Tetranodus
Species niveicollis (Tetranodus niveicollis)
Explanation of Names
Tetranodus niveicollis Linell 1897
niveicollis (L). 'snow-neck'(1) (refers to the white 'collar')
4 mm (Linell 1896)
Antennomeres 3-6 inflated in ♂♂, simple in ♀♀
so. TX (north to Lake Corpus Christi State Park) to Oaxaca, Mex. - Map (2)(3)
Schaeffer (1904) reported the species as common near Brownsville, TX, on Vachellia (=Acacia) farnesiana and (less frequently) on Ebenopsis ebano (=Acacia flexicaulis)
Print References
Linell M.L. (1896) Descriptions of new species of North American Coleoptera in the families Cerambycidae and Scarabaeidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 19(1113): 393-401. (Full text)
Schaeffer C. (1904) New genera and species of Coleoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 12(4): 197-236. (Full text)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
2.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.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)