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Species Lepturges angulatus

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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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Acanthocinini
Genus Lepturges
Species angulatus (Lepturges angulatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lepturges angulatus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Liopus angulatus LeConte 1852
5-10 mm (1)
Common eastern and central U.S. / n. Mex. (2) (Hovore et al. 1987)
Most common in Celtus-dominated semideciduous woodlands (Hovore et al. 1987)
March-August (2)
Larvae in Ficus, Pithecellobium, Celtis, Leucaena, Acacia, Pinus, Parkinsonia, etc. (Hovore et al. 1987) (1) (2)
Linsley & Martin (1933) report adults "abundant on every type of tree and shrub" in south Texas.
Attracted to UV lights (1)
See Also
(south TX)
Lepturges infilatus Bates
Det. E. G. Riley 2009
Print References
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.
LeConte, J.L. 1852. An attempt to classify the longicorn Coleoptera of the part of America, north of Mexico. J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., (2)2: 139-178.
Linsley, E.G. & J.O. Martin. 1933. Notes on some longicorns from subtropical Texas. Entomol. News, 44: 178-183.
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.