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Species Coenopoeus palmeri

Longhorn - Coenopoeus palmeri Coenopaeus palmeri on steroids or what? - Coenopoeus palmeri Long Horned Beetle - Coenopoeus palmeri Black & White Long-horned beetle - Coenopoeus palmeri Cactus longhorn - Coenopoeus palmeri Cerambycidae - Coenopoeus palmeri Cholla cactus beetle - Coenopoeus palmeri Longhorned or Borer Beetle - Coenopoeus palmeri
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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Acanthocinini
Genus Coenopoeus
Species palmeri (Coenopoeus palmeri)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coenopoeus palmeri (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Leptostylus palmeri LeConte 1873
Syns: Coenopaeus, Coenopeus (spelling)
Explanation of Names
Patronym honors Dr. Henry Palmer who collected the type spmn. (LeConte 1873)
Numbers
2 spp., 1 n. of Mex. (1)
Size
15-27 mm (2)
Identification
The amount of pale pubescence on the elytra varies considerably. All black individuals are encountered in s. AZ and NM (2)
Range
s. CA to w. TX, NV / ne Mex (2)
Season
May-Sept (2)
Food
Opuntia spp. (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Ariz (2)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1880. Notes on some genera of Cerambycidae with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 8: 115-138. Full PDF
LeConte, J.L. 1873. New species of North American Coleoptera. Prepared for the Smithsonian Institution. Part II. Smithson. Misc. Coll’ns., 11(264): 169-238. Full Text
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.The Cerambycidae of North America, Part VII, No. 2: ... subfamily Lamiinae, tribes Acanthocinini through Hemilophini.
E. Gorton Linsley & John A. Chemsak. 1995. University of California Publications in Entomology 114: 1-292.