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Species Stenosphenus dolosus

red-necked thornytail? - Stenosphenus dolosus - Stenosphenus dolosus Stenosphenus dolosus Horn - Stenosphenus dolosus Stenosphenus dolosus Horn - Stenosphenus dolosus Unknown Beetle - Stenosphenus dolosus Stenosphenus dolosus Horn - Stenosphenus dolosus Stenosphenus dolosus Horn - Stenosphenus dolosus Bycid - Stenosphenus dolosus Bycid - Stenosphenus dolosus
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 dolosus (Stenosphenus dolosus)
Explanation of Names
Stenosphenus dolosus Horn 1885
Identification

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2013
Range
ne. TX to Mex. (Burke et al. 1994),(Hovore et al. 1987)
Season
April-June, Sept-Dec, relatively abundant in both spring and fall. (Hovore et al. 1987)
Food
Prosopis, Acacia, Leucaena (Hovore et al. 1987)
Print References
Burke, H.R., J.A. Jackman, & M. Rose. 1994. Insects Associated with Woody Ornamental Plants. EEE - 00019. Texas A&M University, College Station. pp. 1-166.
Giesbert, E.F. & J.A. Chemsak. 1989. The genus Stenosphenus Haldeman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 65: 269-301.
Horn, G.H. 1885. Descriptions of some new Cerambycidae with notes. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 12: 173-197.
Hovore, F.T., R.L. Penrose & R.W. Neck 1987. The Cerambycidae, or longhorned beetles, of southern Texas: a faunal survey. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 44(13): 283-344, 20 figs.
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn, 2007