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Strongylium championi Gebien - Strongylium championi

Strongylium championi Gebien - Strongylium championi
Cameron County, Texas, USA
June 8, 1946
Labels read:

W. Cameron Co.,
Tex 8-VI-46
George B. Vogt

Branch cut
3 wks. ago
Pithecellobium
flexicaule

Vogt reared this out of Pithecellobium flexicaule, the former name for Ebenopsis ebano - Texas ebony.
Spmn on loan from the USNM

This is one of the few target species TAMU was not able to relocate on their recently completed intensive beetle survey of Cameron and Hidalgo Counties in southmost Texas.

Pretty!
I did not know anything in this genus could be that ornate!

 
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