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Species Valenus inornatus

Valenus inornatus Casey - Valenus inornatus Valenus inomatus? - Valenus inornatus From oak bark, but close to yucca and agave - Valenus inornatus From Yucca in NW AZ, feeding on Agave - Valenus inornatus
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 Acanthocinini
Genus Valenus
Species inornatus (Valenus inornatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Valenus inornatus Casey 1892
Numbers
Monotypic genus (1)
Size
8-10 mm (2)
Range
w. AZ to sw. TX / n. Mex. (2)
Season
April-August (2)
Food
Agavae, Yucca (2)
Life Cycle
Adults commonly taken at lights or beaten from their host plants (Linsley & Chemsak 1995)
Remarks
Type Locality: El Paso, Texas (2)
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1891. Coleopterological notices III. Ann. New York Acad. Sci., 6: 9-214.
Linsley, E.G. & J.A. Chemsak. 1995. The Cerambycidae of North America, Part VII, No. 2. Taxonomy and Classification of the Subfamily Lamiinae, Tribes Acanthocinini through Hemilophini. Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol., Berkeley, 114: xi + 292 pp., 55 figs. (2)
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian
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 of North America, Part VII, No. 2: ... subfamily Lamiinae, tribes Acanthocinini through Hemilophini.
E. Gorton Linsley & John A. Chemsak. 1995. University of California Publications in Entomology 114: 1-292.