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Species Monophylla pallipes

Monophylla pallipes (Schaeffer) - Monophylla pallipes - female Monophylla pallipes (Schaeffer) - Monophylla pallipes - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Tillinae
Genus Monophylla
Species pallipes (Monophylla pallipes)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Monophylla pallipes (Schaeffer)
Orig. comb: Macrotelus terminatus var. pallipes Schaeffer 1908
Explanation of Names
pallipes - pale-footed (1)
3 spp. in genus Monophylla north of Mex. (2)
se AZ, s. TX to C. Amer. - Map (2)(3)
Schaeffer (1908) took or raised a moderately large series from branches of Acacia farnesiana and Acacia flexicaulis.
Type locality: Brownsville, Texas. (Schaeffer 1908)
See Also
Form and size of terminatus from which it differs by the almost entirely black prothorax, brown elytra and pale tibiae. (Schaeffer 1908)
The antennal joints in pallipes are very distinctly ten-jointed in both sexes, while in californica the antennae are nine-jointed at least in the female and possibly in the male also. (Schaeffer 1911)
Print References
Hovore, F.T. & R.L. Penrose 1982. Notes on Cerambycidae co-inhabiting girdles of Oncideres pustulata LeConte. Southwestern Naturalist, 27(1): 23-27. (JSTOR)
Schaeffer, C. 1908. New Rhynchophora III. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 16: 213-222. (Full Text)
Schaeffer, C. 1911. New Coleoptera and miscellaneous notes. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 19: 113-126. (Full Text)
Works Cited
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Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.A checklist of the New World species of Tillinae (Coleoptera: Cleridae), with an illustrated key to genera...
Burke A.F., Leavengood J.M., Zolnerowich G. 2015. Zootaxa 4059: 1‒39.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)