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Species Placosternus erythropus

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Classification
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 Clytini
Genus Placosternus
Species erythropus (Placosternus erythropus)
Explanation of Names
Placosternus erythropus Chevrolat 1835
erythropus = 'red-legged'
Size
14-20 mm(1)
Range
w & s TX to Costa Rica(2)(3)
Season
Mar-Oct(2)
Food
hosts: Acacia, Prosopis(2)