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Species Chlorixanthe propinqua

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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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Cetoniinae (Fruit and Flower Chafers)
Tribe Cetoniini
Genus Chlorixanthe
Species propinqua (Chlorixanthe propinqua)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chlorixanthe propinqua (Gory and Percheron)
Orig. Comb: Cetonia propinqua Gory and Percheron, 1833
Syn: Chlorixanthe chapini Cartwright, 1939
Explanation of Names
propinqu (L). for 'near' (1)
Numbers
2 spp., 1 ranges n. of Mex. (2)
Range
w. TX / Mex. - Map (2)(3)
Season
May-July (BG data)
Food
asso. w/ sotol - Dasylirion texanum (Liliaceae)
Remarks
Type Locality of Synonym: Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., TX, June 17, 1937, Rollin H. Baker (Cartwright, 1939);
Chisos Mountains, BBNP, 4000' to 6400', on Opuntia and sotol: Panther Junction & Green Gulch, H. Howden (Howden, 1960);
Pine Canyon, BBNP, 5000 - 6000', 05-10-59, W. Mason, det: H. Howden '62. (Van Pelt, 2002)
Print References
Cartwright, 0.L. 1939. Eleven new American Coleoptera. Annals of the Entomology Society of America 32: 353-364.
Hardy, A.R. 1988. Studies in the Euphoriina of the Americas (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). I. Introduction and generic concepts. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 42(1): 1-9.
Howden, H.F. 1960. A new species of Phyllophaga from the Big Bend Region of Texas and Coahuila, with notes on other Scarabaeidae of the area. The Canadian Entomologist 92: 457-464.
Howden, H.F. 2008. Association of Cetoniinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) with Thrincopyge Leconte (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America.
Van Pelt, A.F. 2002. Insect species described from Big Bend National Park. Insecta Mundi 16(1-3): 124-145. (Full PDF)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)