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Species Stenosphenus lugens

Stenosphenus lugens LeConte - Stenosphenus lugens Beetle - Stenosphenus lugens Stenosphenus lugens LeConte - Stenosphenus lugens
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 Elaphidiini
Genus Stenosphenus
Species lugens (Stenosphenus lugens)
Explanation of Names
Stenosphenus lugens LeConte 1862
Numbers
5 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Range
southmost TX (Hidalgo & Cameron Co.) to Mex. - Map (2)(3)
Season
August to November (2)
Food
Various hardwoods (2)
Remarks
Although rare in collections, adults were extremely abundant of dead branches of their hosts and on blossoms and foliage. (2)
Print References
Giesbert, E.F. & J.A. Chemsak. 1989. The genus Stenosphenus Haldeman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 65: 269-301.
Hovore, F.T. and R.L. Penrose. 1982. Notes on Cerambycidae co-inhabiting girdles of Oncideres pustulata LeConte. Southwestern Naturalist 27(1): 23-27.
Hovore, F.T., R.L. Penrose & R.W. Neck. 1987. The Cerambycidae, or longhorned beetles, of southern Texas: a faunal survey (Coleoptera). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 44(13): 283-334, 20 figs. (2)
LeConte, J.L. 1862. Note on the classification of Cerambycidae, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 14: 38-43.
Linsley, E.G. 1963. The Cerambycidae of North America. Part IV. Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Cerambycinae, tribes Elaphidionini through Rhinotragini. University of California Publications in Entomology 21: 1-165.
Linsley, E.G. & J.O. Martin. 1933. Notes on some longicorns from subtropical Texas. Entomol. News, 44: 178-183.
Snow, F.H. 1906. Some results of the University of Kansas entomological expeditions to Galveston and Brownsville, Texas, in 1904 and 1905. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 20(1): 136-154.
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.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.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.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)