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Species Tetraopes skillmani

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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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Tetraopini
Genus Tetraopes (Milkweed Longhorns)
Species skillmani (Tetraopes skillmani)
Explanation of Names
Tetraopes skillmani Chemsak & Noguera 2003
Patronym for Frederick W. Skillman, Jr.
Numbers
14 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification

PARATYPE
Range
AZ (2)
Food
Twinevine - Funastrum
Remarks
Type Locality: Arizona, Santa Cruz Co., Nogales, Dusquesne Road
See Also
Tetraopes discoideus - Cerambycidae Catalog
Print References
Chemsak, J.A. & F.A. Noguera. 2003(2004). New species of the genus Tetraopes Schoenherr (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 79(3/4): 237-244.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World