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Species Thrincopyge alacris

Sotol stalk grubs - Thrincopyge alacris Sotol stalk buprestid - Thrincopyge alacris Sotol stalk buprestid - Thrincopyge alacris Sotol stalk buprestid - Thrincopyge alacris 2nd Sotol Stalk Borer - Thrincopyge alacris 2nd Sotol Stalk Borer - Thrincopyge alacris 2nd Sotol Stalk Borer - Thrincopyge alacris Thrincopyge alacris - female
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea (Metallic Wood Boring Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Polycestinae
Tribe Thrincopygini
Genus Thrincopyge
Species alacris (Thrincopyge alacris)
Explanation of Names
Thrincopyge alacris LeConte 1858
Size
18.5-19 mm (BG data)
Range
AZ-TX / Mex. (1)
Food
Larvae: Beaucarnea recurvata, Dasylirion leiophyllum, D. wheeleri (1)
Remarks
Type locality: AZ (1)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1858. Descriptions of new species of Coleoptera, chiefly collected by the United States and Mexican boundary commission, under Major W.H. Emory, U.S.A. Proceedings Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10: 59-89.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America north of Mexico.
Nelson et al. 2008. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4. 274 pp.