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Species Elytroleptus divisus

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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 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
Range
Dallas, TX to ne. Mex. (1)(2)(3)
Season
Apr-June per 14 spmn in the UTIC (4)
Food
Adults on blossoms and foliage of Karwinskia, Condalia(2)
Life Cycle
larval habits unk. (2)
THey prey upon lycid beetles (Eisner, T. 2008).
Remarks
long series (12 spmns) in the UTIC coll'ed in April from Dimmit Co. in s. TX (4)
Print References
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
Chemoecology. Eisner, T et al. Defensive Chemistry of Lycid Beetles and of Mimetic Cerambycid Beetles that Feed on Them
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.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
4.University of Texas Insect Collection (UTIC)