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Species Typocerus sinuatus - Notch-Tipped Flower Longhorn Beetle

Typocerus sinuatus (I think)  - Typocerus sinuatus Typocerus sinuatus Typocerus sinuatus (Newman) - Typocerus sinuatus Unknown longhorn beetle - Typocerus sinuatus Typocerus sinuatus on Tetraneuris scaposa - Typocerus sinuatus Beetle on A. humistrata - Typocerus sinuatus Lepturini, maybe Typocerus sinuatus? - Typocerus sinuatus Lepturini, maybe Typocerus sinuatus? - Typocerus sinuatus
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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Typocerus
Species sinuatus (Notch-Tipped Flower Longhorn Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Typocerus sinuatus (Newman)
Orig. Comb: Leptura sinuata Newman 1841
Syn: Typocerus brunnicornis LeConte 1873
Explanation of Names
Sinuata refers to shape of elytral tips.
15 spp. in genus Typocerus n. of Mex. (1)
9-14 mm (2)
variable, see: Cerambycidae Catalog
Elytral tips notched (sinuate). See photos. Typocerus octonotatus is very similar and has been confused in the literature. See Yanega (2) for a discussion and color photographs.

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2010
se US to NM & CO (NM-FL-NC-CO) - Map (3)(4)(5), most records in TX
Fields with flowers
Apr-June (BG data), Full: March-August (6)
Adults take nectar and/or pollen.
Larval feeding habits unknown (6)
Life Cycle
Eggs are laid on and larvae feed on decaying wood. Larvae overwinter in wood.
uncommon (2), outside of Texas
Print References
Yanega, p. 42, plate 9--fig. 95 (2)
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.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
3.New World Cerambycidae Catalog
4. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
5.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
6.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.