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Species Elytroleptus divisus

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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 Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Elytroleptus
Species divisus (Elytroleptus divisus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elytroleptus divisus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Pteroplatus divisus LeConte 1884
Dallas, TX to c. Mex. - Map (1)(2)(3)(4)
Apr-June per 14 spmn in the UTIC (5)
Adults on blossoms and foliage of Karwinskia, Condalia(2)
Life Cycle
larval habits unk. (2)
They prey upon lycid beetles (Eisner, 2008).
long series (12 spmns) in the UTIC coll'ed in April from Dimmit Co. in s. TX (5)
Print References
Eisner, T. et al. 2008. Defensive Chemistry of Lycid Beetles and of Mimetic Cerambycid Beetles that Feed on Them. Chemoecology 18(2): 109–119.
LeConte, J.L. [1885]. Short studies of North American Coleoptera. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 12: 1–32.
Vogt, B.G. 1949. Notes on Cerambycidae from the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 25(3): 137-144; (4): 175-184.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Cerambycidae of north-central Texas.
Lingafelter, S.W. & N.V. Horner. 1993. Coleopterists Bulletin, 47(2): 159-191.
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.New World Cerambycidae Catalog
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
5.University of Texas Insect Collection (UTIC)