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Species Dendrobias mandibularis - Dendrobius (Trachyderes) mandibularis

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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 Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Dendrobias
Species mandibularis (Dendrobius (Trachyderes) mandibularis)
Other Common Names
Long-jawed Longhorn Beetle
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trachyderes mandibularis Dupont in Audinet-Serville 1834
Syn: Dendrobias
Explanation of Names
Males have particularly long mandibles
1 sp. n. of Mex. (1)
17-32 mm
Distinctive, but variable: Unit Tray of Spmns - Mike Quinn
CA-LA, so. FL / Mex. to Honduras (2),(3)
Mar-Oct (most specimens in the TAMU Insect Collection Jul-Sep)
Hosts: Citrus, Parkinsonia, Salix (4), Celtis (Hovore et al. 1987)
Print References
Goldsmith, S.K. 1985. Male dimorphism in Dendrobias mandibularis Audinet-Serville (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 58: 534-538.
Goldsmith, S.K. 1987. The mating system and alternative reproductive behaviors of Dendrobias mandibularis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 20: 111-115.
Hovore, F.T., R.L. Penrose & R.W. Neck. 1987. The Cerambycidae, or longhorned beetles, of southern Texas: a faunal survey (Coleoptera). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 44(13): 283-334, 20 figs.
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.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
4.The Cerambycidae of North America. Part III. ...subfamily Cerambycinae, tribes Opsimini through Megaderini
E.G. Linsley. 1962. University of California Publications in Entomology 20: 1-188.