Trans-Pecos Beetle Survey

Texas Coleoptera from West of the Pecos River
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Carabidae - Dytiscidae Staphylinidae - Scarabaeoidea Buprestiodea - Byrrhoidea - Elateroidea - Bostrichoidea - Cleroidae - Cucujoidea - Coccinellidae - Tenebrionoidea - Cerambycidae - Chrysomelidae - Curculionoidea - Select References

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Note, some beetles were photographed outside of west Texas, but all shown here occur in the Trans-Pecos.

Return to Texas Entomology - Compiled by Mike Quinn - Last update: Sept. 10, 2014


Carabidae - Ground Beetles

Calosoma marginale Casey - Calosoma marginale - male=Calosoma marginale Casey - Calosoma marginale - male Calosoma sp.? - Calosoma peregrinator 823W03 - Cicindela ocellata Cicindela hornii Schaupp - Cicindela hornii - female Cicindela sedecimpunctata Klug - Cicindela sedecimpunctata Tetracha carolina  (Linnaeus) - Tetracha carolina - male White-striped Tiger Beetle - Cylindera lemniscata Cicindela n. nigrocoerulea LeConte - Cicindela nigrocoerulea Cicindela politula petrophila? - Cicindela politula - male - female
Trechine
 Like a Velvet Ant - Micrixys distincta Panagaeus sp - Panagaeus sallei
Discoderus impotens (LeConte) - Discoderus impotens
Chlaenius sericeus (Forster) - Chlaenius sericeus=Chlaenius sericeus (Forster) - Chlaenius sericeus Rhadine sp. - Rhadine Agonum? - Agonum extensicolle
calle - Philophuga viridicollis - female Lebia scalpta Bates - Lebia scalpta
Pseudaptinus hogei Bates - Thalpius hoegei

Dytiscidae - Predaceous Diving Beetle

Rhantus gutticollis (Say) - Rhantus gutticollis
Copelatus caelatipennis Aude - Copelatus caelatipennis
Eretes occidentalis (Erichson) - Eretes occidentalis - - Thermonectus marmoratus Desmopachria portmanni (Clark) - Desmopachria portmanni Neoclypeodytes fryii (Clark) - Neoclypeodytes fryii Desmopachria mexicana Sharp - Desmopachria mexicana Stictotarsus aequinoctialis - Boreonectes aequinoctialis=Stictotarsus aequinoctialis - Boreonectes aequinoctialis Neoclypeodytes cinctellus (LeConte) - Neoclypeodytes cinctellus Laccophilus quadrilineatus (Horn) - Laccophilus quadrilineatus Laccophilus pictus coccinelloides Régimbart - Laccophilus pictus Laccophilus fasciatus Aube - Laccophilus fasciatus Laccophilus horni Van den Branden - Laccophilus horni Laccophilus maculosus (Say) - Laccophilus maculosus

HYDROPHILOIDEA

Hydrophilidae - Water Scavenger Beetles

Diving Beetle of Some Kind ? - Hydrophilus triangularis Small Hydrophilid - Tropisternus ellipticus Tropisternus lateralis nimbatus (Say) - Tropisternus lateralis Berosus=Berosus Berosus=Berosus

Histeridae - Clown Beetles

Renclasea

Hydraenidae - Minute Moss Beetles

Ochthebius

STAPHYLINOIDEA

Family Silphidae - Carrion Beetles

Thanatophilus truncatus (Say) - Thanatophilus truncatus Carrion Beetle - Nicrophorus marginatus - male

Staphylinidae - Rove Beetles


SCARABAEOIDEA

Lucanidae - Stag Beetles

Lucanus mazama (LeConte) - Lucanus mazama

Glaresidae - Enigmatic Scarab Beetles

Glaresis=Glaresis

Trogidae - Hide Beetles

Omorgus ThrX - Trox plicatus Omorgus suberosus (Fabricius) - Omorgus suberosus

Ochodaeidae - Sand-loving Scarab Beetles

Parochodaeus - Parochodaeus biarmatus Pixie sand-loving scarab - Parochodaeus pixius Ochodaeid

Hybosoridae - Scavenger Scarab Beetles

Hybosorus illigeri Reiche - Hybosorus illigeri

Scarabaeidae - Scarab Beetles

Aphodius (Orodaliscoides) giulianii Gordon - Aphodius giulianii Ataenius
Onthophagus coproides Horn - Onthophagus coproides Euoniticellus intermedius Reiche - Euoniticellus intermedius Digitonthophagus gazella (Fabricius) - Digitonthophagus gazella - female Phanaeus triangularis texensis Edmonds - Phanaeus triangularis - female=Phanaeus triangularis texensis Edmonds - Phanaeus triangularis - male=Phanaeus triangularis texensis Edmonds - Phanaeus triangularis - male
Diplotaxis - female Podolasia stillwellorum Howden - Podolasia stillwellorum Podostena bottimeri (Howden) - Podostena bottimeri Warwickia pilosa (Sanderson) - Warwickia pilosa
Phyllophaga ignava (Horn) - Phyllophaga ignava Phyllophaga (Listrochelus) planeta Reinhard - Phyllophaga planeta - female Phyllophaga rolstoni Riley & Wolfe - Phyllophaga rolstoni - male Phyllophaga cushmani Phyllophaga epigaea (Wickham) - Phyllophaga epigaea Glorious Beetle - Chrysina gloriosa=Chrysina gloriosa (LeConte) - Chrysina gloriosa=Chrysina gloriosa (LeConte) - Chrysina gloriosa=Chrysina gloriosa (LeConte) - Chrysina gloriosa - male - female Chrysina woodii (Horn) - Chrysina woodii Anomala antennata - female
Xyloryctes jamaicensis (Drury) - Xyloryctes thestalus - male=Xyloryctes jamaicensis (Drury) - Xyloryctes thestalus - male Oxygrylius ruginasus
Euphoria kernii Haldeman - Euphoria kernii Euphoria casselberryi Robinson - Euphoria casselberryi Emerald Euphoria? - Euphoria fulgida=orange chafer - Euphoria fulgida=Euphoria fulgida (Fabricius) - Euphoria fulgida Cremastocheilus spinifer Horn - Cremastocheilus spinifer Chlorixanthe propinqua (Gory and Percheron) - Chlorixanthe propinqua Cetoniinae - Cotinis mutabilis

BUPRESTOIDEA

Buprestidae - Metallic Wood-boring Beetles (reviewed by Richard L. Westcott, 2014)

Thrincopyge ambiens (LeConte) - Thrincopyge ambiens Ptosima idolynae Frost - Ptosima idolynae Acmaeoderopsis hulli (Knull)  - Acmaeoderopsis hulli Acmaeoderopsis junki (Thery) - Acmaeoderopsis junki 2nd Sotol Stalk Borer - Thrincopyge alacris Acmaeodera bowditchi Fall  - Acmaeodera bowditchi Acmaeodera gibbula LeConte - Acmaeodera gibbula Acmaeodera paradisjuncta Knull - Acmaeodera paradisjuncta Acmaeodera scalaris Mannerheim - Acmaeodera scalaris Acmaeodera mixta LeConte - Acmaeodera mixta=Acmaeodera mixta LeConte - Acmaeodera mixta
Acmaeodera quadrivittatoides Nelson & Westcott - Acmaeodera quadrivittatoides Acmaeodera neoneglecta Fisher - Acmaeodera neoneglecta Spotted buprestid - Acmaeodera maculifera Acmaeodera princeps Kerremans - Acmaeodera princeps Acmaeodera miliaris Horn - Acmaeodera miliaris Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Acmaeodera variegata    - Acmaeodera disjuncta Buprestid - Lampetis drummondi Chrysobothris ignicollis Horn - Chrysobothris ignicollis=Chrysobothris ignicollis Horn - Chrysobothris ignicollis Chrysobothris - Chrysobothris rossi Chrysobothris octocola LeConte - Chrysobothris octocola Buprestid - Chrysobothris lateralis Chrysobothris merkelii Horn - Chrysobothris merkelii Gyascutus (Gyascutus) planicosta obliteratus (LeConte) - Gyascutus planicosta It kept its scales!  - Gyascutus caelatus Chrysobothris ephedrae ephedrae Knull - Chrysobothris ephedrae - male - female

Xenomelanophila miranda LeConte - Xenomelanophila miranda Agaeocera gentilis (Horn) - Agaeocera gentilis - male - female Chrysobothris p. purpureovittata Horn - Chrysobothris purpureovittata Actenodes mendax Horn  - Actenodes mendax Melanophila Agrilus gibbicollis Fall - Agrilus gibbicollis Agrilus pectoralis Waterhouse - Agrilus pectoralis Agrilus obtusus Horn - Agrilus obtusus Agrilus pulchellus Bland - Agrilus pulchellus Brachys querci Knull - Brachys querci - female Brachys barberi Fisher - Brachys barberi

BYRRHOIDEA 

Elmidae - Riffle Beetles

Cylloepus abnormis (Horn) - Cylloepus abnormis

Dryopidae - Long-toed Water Beetles

Helichus suturalis LeConte - Helichus suturalis Helichus immsi Hinton - Postelichus immsi

ELATEROIDEA

Brachypsectridae - Texas Beetles

Brachypsectra fulva LeConte - Brachypsectra fulva

Elateridae - Click Beetles

soleno - Scaptolenus - female

Lycidae - Net-winged Beetles

Lycus fernandezi Duges - Lycus fernandezi Lycus sanguineus (Gorham) - Lycus sanguineus=Lycus sanguineus Gorham - Lycus sanguineus Plateros Leptoceletes dehiscens (Green) - Leptoceletes dehiscens - male Lycid

Phengodidae - Glowworm Beetles

Distremocephalus texanus (LeConte) - Distremocephalus texanus

Lampyridae - Fireflies

Ellychnia flavicollis Microphotus Pyropyga nigricans (Say) - Pyropyga nigricans Pleotomus nigripennis LeConte - Pleotomus nigripennis - male=Pleotomus nigripennis LeConte - Pleotomus nigripennis - male Pleotomus pallens LeConte - Pleotomus pallens - male Photinus pyralis (Linnaeus) - Photinus pyralis - female Photinus stellaris Fall - Photinus stellaris

Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

Cantharid 1 - Chauliognathus limbicollis Beetle ID - Chauliognathus basalis

BOSTRICHOIDEA

Dermestidae - Skin Beetles

Cryptorhopalum pruddeni Casey - Cryptorhopalum pruddeni Dermestes - Dermestes caninus  Common Carrion Beetles - Dermestes marmoratus

Bostrichidae - Horned Powder-post Beetles

Xylobiops

Ptinidae (=Anobiidae) - Death-watch and Spider Beetles

Hemicoelus  - Hemicoelus Gastrallus fasciatus White - Gastrallus fasciatus Petalium Tricorynus estriatus (Horn) - Tricorynus estriatus=Tricorynus estriatus (Horn) - Tricorynus estriatus

CLEROIDEA

Trogossitidae - Bark-gnawing Beetles


Cleridae - Checkered Beetles

Cymatodera dietrichi Barr - Cymatodera dietrichi Cymatodera
Phyllobaenus discoideus (LeConte) - Phyllobaenus discoideus Aulicus Trichodes oresterus Wolcott - Trichodes oresterus Trichodes bicinctus Green - Trichodes bicinctus Cleridae -? - Trichodes bibalteatus
Enoclerus lecontei Wolcott - Enoclerus lecontei Enoclerus moestus (Klug) - Enoclerus moestus Enoclerus viduus (Klug) - Enoclerus viduus Enoclerus laetus complex - Enoclerus laetus=Enoclerus laetus (Klug) - Enoclerus laetus Clerid? - Enoclerus spinolae

Melyridae - Soft-winged Flower Beetles

Trichochrous Leptovectura adspersa Casey - Leptovectura adspersa
Attalusinus mexicanus Marshall, female - Attalusinus mexicanus - female=Attalusinus mexicanus Marshall - Attalusinus mexicanus - male Attalus Attalus Attalus serraticornis Fall - Attalus serraticornis Attalus rufiventris Horn - Attalus rufiventris
Collops vittatus (Say) - Collops vittatus - male Collops - female

CUCUJOIDEA

Nitidulidae - Sap-feeding Beetles

Carpophilus Carpophilus pallipennis (Say) - Carpophilus pallipennis

Phalacridae - Shining Flower Beetles

Phalacrus

Cryptophagidae - Silken Fungus Beetles

Cryptophagus

Coccinellidae - Lady Beetles 

Hyperaspidius Diomus debilis (LeConte) - Diomus debilis Hyperaspidius oblongus Casey - Hyperaspidius oblongus Scymnus pacificus Crotch - Scymnus pacificus Scymnus enochrus Gordon - Scymnus enochrus Scymnus creperus Mulsant - Scymnus creperus  Scymnus louisianae J. Chapin - Scymnus louisianae Scymnus Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis lateralis - female=Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis lateralis - female Hyperaspis conspirans Casey - Hyperaspis conspirans=Hyperaspis conspirans Casey - Hyperaspis conspirans Hyperaspis - Hyperaspis caseyi Hyperaspis lateralis Mulsant  - Hyperaspis inflexa Hyperaspis gemma Casey - Hyperaspis gemma=Hyperaspis gemma Casey - Hyperaspis gemma Hyperaspis punctata LeConte - Hyperaspis punctata=Hyperaspis punctata LeConte - Hyperaspis punctata Hyperaspis pleuralis Casey - Hyperaspis pleuralis Hyperaspis octonotata Casey - Hyperaspis octonotata=Hyperaspis octonotata Casey - Hyperaspis octonotata Hyperaspis proba (Say) - Hyperaspis proba Hyperaspis medialis Casey - Hyperaspis medialis Hyperaspis cruenta LeConte - Hyperaspis cruenta Hyperaspis bensonica Casey - Hyperaspis bensonica=Hyperaspis bensonica Casey - Hyperaspis bensonica Hyperaspis trifurcata Schaeffer - Hyperaspis trifurcata Hyperaspis levrati (Mulsant) - Hyperaspis levrati Hyperaspis pleuralis Casey - Hyperaspis pleuralis Brachiacantha decora Casey - Brachiacantha decora 
Chilocorus cacti (Linnaeus) - Chilocorus cacti=Chilocorus cacti (Linnaeus) - Chilocorus cacti=Chilocorus cacti (Linnaeus) - Chilocorus cacti Brumoides septentrionis hogei (Gorham) - Brumoides septentrionis Rhyzobius lophanthae (Blaisdell) - Rhyzobius lophanthae Myzia interrupta (Casey) - Myzia interrupta Psyllobora plagiata Schaeffer - Psyllobora plagiata Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - Neoharmonia venusta=Neoharmonia venusta ampla (Mulsant) - Neoharmonia venusta Coccinelidae - Paranaemia vittigera Coleomegilla maculata (DeGeer) - Coleomegilla maculata Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville - Hippodamia convergens Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - Olla v-nigrum=Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - Olla v-nigrum=Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - Olla v-nigrum Anatis lecontei Casey - Anatis lecontei=Anatis lecontei Casey - Anatis lecontei Mulsantina picta (Randall) - Mulsantina picta=Mulsantina picta (Randall) - Mulsantina picta Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus) - Cycloneda sanguinea Epilachna tredecimnotata (Latreille) - Epilachna tredecimnotata Mexican Bean Beetle - Epilachna varivestis

TENEBRIONOIDEA

Rhipiphoridae - Wedge-shaped Beetles

Ripiphorus rex (Champion) - Ripiphorus rex - female=Ripiphorus rex (Champion) - Ripiphorus rex - female

Zopheridae - Ironclad Beetles

Ironclad Beetle? - Zopherus xestus

Mordellidae - Tumbling Flower Beetles


Tenebrionidae - Darkling Beetles

Statira robusta Schaeffer - Statira robusta Statira nigromaculata Champion - Statira nigromaculata  Pechalius subvittatus Casey - Pechalius subvittatus Cryptoglossa infausta (LeConte) - Cryptoglossa infausta Eusattus reticulatus? - Eusattus convexus Araeoschizus sp. ? decipiens Horn - Araeoschizus Eusattus pons Triplehorn - Eusattus pons Triorophus laevis  1127Beetle3 - Stenomorpha obovata Stenomorpha furcata (Champion)  - Stenomorpha furcata Carved Darkling Beetle - Stenomorpha Big Bend darkling beetle - Stenomorpha Tenebrionidae - Glyptasida sordida Hylocrinus Trichiotes seriatus Casey - Trichiotes seriatus Triorophus lecontei Casey - Triorophus lecontei Texaponium triplehorni (Berry) - Texaponium triplehorni What Species? - Argoporis Vineyard Beetle - Eleodes tricostatus Red-legged teneb - Argoporis rufipes - male - female Eleodes spinipes Eleodes tenuipes Casey - Eleodes tenuipes - male Lobopoda monticola Campbell - Lobopoda monticola
Larger Black Flour Beetle - Cynaeus angustus Adelina

Oedemeridae - False Blister Beetles

Vasaces elongatus Arnett - Vasaces elongatus Sparedrus aspersus (LeConte) - Sparedrus aspersus Heliocis repanda (Horn) - Heliocis repanda Xanthochroina bicolor (LeConte) - Xanthochroina bicolor Oxacis pallida (LeConte) - Oxacis pallida Oxacis trirossi Arnett - Oxacis trirossi Oxacis angustata Champion - Oxacis angustata Oxacis cana (LeConte) - Oxacis cana

Meloidae - Blister Beetles

What Species? - Lytta cribrata Pyrota insulata (LeConte) - Pyrota insulata Orange, tan, and black blister beetle - Pyrota Megetra cancellata (Brandt and Erichson) - Megetra cancellata=Megetra cancellata (Brandt and Erichson) - Megetra cancellata=Unknown Megetra species - Megetra cancellata Pleuropasta reticulata (Van Dyke) - Pleuropasta reticulata Blister Beetle, genus Cysteodemus - Cysteodemus wislizeni Nemognatha nigripennis LeConte - Nemognatha nigripennis Zonitis (Parazonitis) - Zonitis Epicauta polingi Werner - Epicauta polingi Epicauta maculata (Say) - GROUP - Epicauta maculata Epicauta atrivittata (LeConte) - Epicauta atrivittata - male Epicauta segmenta (Say) - Epicauta segmenta

Salpingidae - Narrow-waisted Bark Beetles

Elacatis

Anthicidae - Antlike Flower Beetles

Ischyropalpus Vacusus vicinus (LaFerté-Sénectère) - Vacusus vicinus Anthicus lutulentus Casey - Anthicus lutulentus
Duboisius Thambospasta howdeni Werner - Thambospasta howdeni Squamanotoxus Antlike Flower Beetle - Notoxus calcaratus 

Aderidae - Antlike Leaf Beetles

Elonus chisosensis Werner - Elonus chisosensis

Scraptiidae - False Flower Beetles

Pentaria Diclidia

CHRYSOMELOIDEA

Cerambycidae - Long-horned Beetles

Prionus californicus Motschulsky - Prionus californicus - male Archodontes melanopus (Linnaeus) - Archodontes melanopus Mallodon dasystomus (Say) - Mallodon dasystomus=Mallodon dasystomus (Say) - Mallodon dasystomus Derobrachus hovorei Santos-Silva - Derobrachus hovorei - - Derobrachus geminatus Arhopalus rusticus montanus (LeConte) - Arhopalus rusticus Atimia huachucae Champlain & Knull - Atimia huachucae
Strangalia sexnotata Haldeman - Strangalia sexnotata Comacmaeops brunnea  (Knull) - Comacmaeops brunnea Megachoriolaus texanus (Knull) - Megachoriolaus texanus=Megachoriolaus texanus (Knull) - Megachoriolaus texanus
Typocerus balteatus diana Lewis -- PARATYPE - Typocerus balteatus Typocerus sinuatus (Newman) - Typocerus sinuatus Typocerus octonotatus

Banded Hickory Borer - Knulliana cincta=BG2133 D2702 - Knulliana cincta Longhorn in oak area, Huachucas  - Knulliana cincta - female Chrotoma dunniana Casey - Chrotoma dunniana

Plinthocoelium sp. - Plinthocoelium suaveolens
Phymatodes varius (Fabricius) - Phymatodes varius House Beetle - Callidium texanum Tylcus hartwegii (White) - Tylcus hartwegii Ochraethes citrinus Chevrolat - Ochraethes citrinus=Ochraethes citrinus Chevrolat - Ochraethes citrinus Megacyllene antennata Hickory Borer - Megacyllene caryae  Xylotrechus sagittatus (Germar) - Xylotrechus sagittatus
Neoclytus augusti (Chevrolat) - Neoclytus augusti Neoclytus sp - Neoclytus approximatus Mnt Lemmon  - Neoclytus irroratus Cerambycidae_2 - Neoclytus mucronatus Neoclytus torquatus LeConte - Neoclytus torquatus=Neoclytus torquatus LeConte - Neoclytus torquatus
Eburia mutica LeConte - Eburia mutica Eburia quadrigeminata (Say) - Eburia quadrigeminata=Eburia quadrigeminata (Say) - Eburia quadrigeminata Anelaphus Gymnopsyra magnipunctata (Knull) - Gymnopsyra magnipunctata Parelaphidion incertum (Newman) - Parelaphidion incertum Elaphidiini sp. ? Aneflomorpha seminuda Casey - Aneflomorpha seminuda Anelaphus ? - Aneflus protensus Aneflus sonoranus Anelaphus debilis (LeConte) - Anelaphus debilis Anelaphus? - Anelaphus moestus Longhorned Beetle - Anelaphus parallelus Bycid - Anelaphus piceum Longhorned beetle - Elaphidion mucronatum=Longhorned beetle - Elaphidion mucronatum Anelaphus Hypexilis pallida Horn - Hypexilis pallida Haplidus laticeps Knull - Haplidus laticeps - female Tylonotus bimaculatus Haldeman - Tylonotus bimaculatus
Old House Borer - Hylotrupes bajulus
Heterachthes ebenus - male
Methia nr. mormona Linell 1897 - Methia mormona Coleomethia xanthocollis (Knull)  - Coleomethia xanthocollis Styloxus f. fulleri (Horn) - Styloxus fulleri
Obrium glabrum Knull - Obrium glabrum Obrium maculatum (Olivier) - Obrium maculatum Oeme rigida rigida (Say) - Oeme rigida Rhopalophora meeskei Casey - Rhopalophora meeskei Euderces pini Olivier - Euderces pini Batyle suturalis cylindrella Casey - Batyle suturalis Batyle ignicollis (Say) - Batyle ignicollis Purpuricenus opacus  (Knull) - Purpuricenus opacus - male=Purpuricenus opacus (Knull) - Purpuricenus opacus - female Crioprosopus lateralis LeConte - Crioprosopus lateralis Plionoma rubens (Casey) - Plionoma rubens - male Plionoma suturalis (LeConte) - Plionoma suturalis Aethecerinus latecinctus (Horn) - Aethecerinus latecinctus Sphaenothecus bivittata Dupont - Sphaenothecus bivittata Stenaspis solitaria (Say) - Stenaspis solitaria - male Trachyderes mandibularis (Audinet-Serville) - Trachyderes mandibularis
Crossidius pulchellus LeConte - Crossidius pulchellus Crossidius suturalis LeConte - Crossidius suturalis - female Crossidius militaris Bates, 1892 - Crossidius militaris - female longhorn - Crossidius discoideus Unknown Brown Bug - Crossidius humeralis Elytroleptus limpianus Skiles & Chemsak - Elytroleptus limpianus Elytroleptus immaculipennis Knull - Elytroleptus immaculipennis Elytroleptus apicalis (LeConte) - Elytroleptus apicalis
Tragidion armatum  LeConte - Tragidion armatum Tragidion coquus (Linnaeus) - Tragidion coquus - male Tragidion deceptum Swift & Ray - Tragidion deceptum - male Tragidion densiventre  Casey  - Tragidion densiventre - male
Tylosis jimenezii Dugès  - Tylosis jimenezii - male=Tylosis jimenezii Dugès  - Tylosis jimenezii Tylosis maculatus LeConte - Tylosis maculatus Tylosis oculatus LeConte - Tylosis oculatus Coenopoeus palmeri (LeConte) - Coenopoeus palmeri Peritapnia fabra Horn - Peritapnia fabra Valenus inornatus Casey - Valenus inornatus Acanthocinus  - Acanthocinus obliquus - female 23may2012-col1 - Astyleiopus variegatus Cerambycidae, dorsal - Dectes texanus Lepturges yucca  Schaeffer - Lepturges yucca Bycid - Pseudastylopsis pini Cerambycid - Sternidius imitans Sternidius mimeticus (Casey) - Sternidius mimeticus Trichastylopsis albidus (LeConte) - Trichastylopsis albidus BG3010 E8449 - Hippopsis lemniscata
Cerambycidae - ? - Adetus brousi Dorcasta cinerea (Horn) - Dorcasta cinerea Cyrtinus beckeri  Howden - Cyrtinus beckeri
Eupogonius tomentosus (Haldeman) - Eupogonius tomentosus
Dorcaschema alternatum (Say) - Dorcaschema alternatum  Moneilema armatum Unknown cactus longhorn - Moneilema appressum
Monochamus - Monochamus clamator carolinensis or titillator? - Monochamus titillator - male Mesquite Girdler - Oncideres rhodosticta Mecas cana saturnina (LeConte) - Mecas cana Mecas linsleyi Knull - Mecas linsleyi Oberea ocellata Haldeman - Oberea ocellata  Ataxia hubbardi Fisher - Ataxia hubbardi Tetraopes linsleyi Chemsak  - Tetraopes linsleyi Tetraopes discoideus LeConte - Tetraopes discoideus Another red guy - Tetraopes femoratus Tetraopes texanus Horn - Tetraopes texanus

Orsodacnidae - Ravenous Leaf Beetles

Aulacoscelis candezei Chapuis - Aulacoscelis candezei

Chrysomelidae - Leaf Beetles

Sennius Bruchinae - Algarobius prosopis Acanthoscelides Acanthoscelides Stator pruininus (Horn) - Stator pruininus Mimosestes protractus (Horn) - Mimosestes protractus  Neolema ovalis White - Neolema ovalis Ten-lined Lema Beetle - Lema trivittata

Jonthonota nigripes (Olivier) - Jonthonota nigripes Gratiana pallidula (Boheman) - Gratiana pallidula Anisostena cyanea Staines - Anisostena cyanea Brachycoryna melsheimeri (Crotch) - Brachycoryna melsheimeri Stenopodius texanus Schaeffer - Stenopodius texanus Phaedon cyanescens Stål - Phaedon cyanescens Leptinotarsa lineolata (Stål) - Leptinotarsa lineolata Calligrapha serpentina (Rogers) - Calligrapha serpentina Calligrapha dislocata (Rogers) - Calligrapha dislocata Trirhabda schwarzi Blake - Trirhabda schwarzi=Trirhabda schwarzi Blake - Trirhabda schwarzi Monoxia Monoxia Diorhabda  Metrioidea varicornis (Leconte) - Metrioidea varicornis Paranapiacaba tricincta (Say) - Paranapiacaba tricincta Pteleon brevicornis (Jacoby) - Pteleon brevicornis Triarius vittipennis (Horn) - Triarius vittipennis Triarius lividus (LeConte) - Triarius lividus Luperaltica semiflava (Fall) - Luperaltica semiflava Altica foliaceae J. L. LeConte - Altica foliaceae Lupraea picta (Say) - Lupraea picta Syphrea Glyptina nivalis Horn - Glyptina nivalis - female Blepharida rhois (Forster) - Blepharida rhois Pseudorthygia nigritarsis (Jacoby) - Pseudorthygia nigritarsis Chaetocnema Chaetocnema ectypa Horn - Chaetocnema ectypa Chaetocnema Epirtix hirtipennis - Epitrix hirtipennis - female Psylliodes Longitarsus A flea beetle - Syphrea flavicollis Metachroma suturale J. L. LeConte - Metachroma suturale Paria arizonensis Wilcox - Paria arizonensis  Spintherophyta globosa (Olivier) - Spintherophyta globosa Eumolpine - female=Eumolpine - maleXanthonia vagans (J. L. LeConte) - Xanthonia vagans Xanthonia dentata Staines & Weisman - Xanthonia dentata Xanthonia  Cryptocephalus sp. - Cryptocephalus simulans Cryptocephalus vapidus R. White - Cryptocephalus vapidus Cryptocephalus basalis Suffrian  - Cryptocephalus basalis Cryptocephalus a. arizonensis Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus arizonensis Cryptocephalus s. spurcus J. L. LeConte  - Cryptocephalus spurcus Cryptocephalus triundulatus  Griburius montezuma (Suffrian) - Griburius montezuma Pachybrachis Pachybrachis brunneus Bowditch - Pachybrachis brunneus Pachybrachis sp. (EGR 19) - Pachybrachis Pachybrachis subvittatus J. L. LeConte - Pachybrachis subvittatus=Pachybrachis subvittatus J. L. LeConte - Pachybrachis subvittatus Pachybrachis Pachybrachis bullatus Fall - Pachybrachis bullatus - male Pachybrachis haematodes Suffrian - Pachybrachis haematodes Pachybrachis thoracicus Jacoby - Pachybrachis thoracicus Pachybrachis marmoratus Jacoby - Pachybrachis marmoratus Pachybrachis achybrachis xantholucens Fall - Pachybrachis xantholucens Pachybrachis turbidus LeConte - Pachybrachis turbidus Pachybrachis brevicollis LeConte - Pachybrachis brevicollis Pachybrachis Babia tetraspilota LeConte - Babia tetraspilota Saxinis knausii Schaeffer - Saxinis knausii Coleothorpa axillaris (LeConte) - Coleothorpa axillaris

Neochlamisus scabripennis (Schaeffer) - Neochlamisus scabripennis Neochlamisus=Neochlamisus

CURCULIONOIDEA

Anthribidae - Fungus Weevils

Trigonorhinus limbatus (Say) - Trigonorhinus limbatus

Attelabidae - Leaf Rolling Weevils

Haplorhynchites aeneus (Boheman) - Haplorhynchites aeneus

Brentidae - Straight-snouted Weevils

Coelocephalapion

Curculionidae - Weevils (see also: Weevils of Texas)

Anthonomine Anthonomine Anthonomus (Anthonomorphus) texanus Dietz - Anthonomus texanus Anthonomus (Anthonomorphus) texanus Dietz - Anthonomus texanusYuccaborus (=Rhinostomus) frontalis (LeConte) - Yuccaborus frontalis Myrmex arizonicus (Schaeffer) - Myrmex arizonicus Smicronyx spretus Dietz - Smicronyx spretus Sibinia fulva (LeConte) - Sibinia fulva Macrorhoptus Sibinia transversa (Casey) - Sibinia transversa Sibinia transversa (Casey) - Sibinia transversa Smicronyx Smicronyx spretus Dietz - Smicronyx spretus Smicronyx Baris Baridine

Peltophorus polymitus suffusus (Casey) - Peltophorus polymitus
Mitostylus setosus (Sharp) - Mitostylus setosus Weevil? - Ophryastes speciosus Epicaerus Ophryastes sordidus LeConte - Ophryastes sordidus Ophryastes Polydrusus ochreus (Fall) - Polydrusus ochreus
Weevil (1) 10.07.01 - Minyomerus laticeps Pandeleteinus submetallicus (Schaeffer) - Pandeleteinus submetallicus Isodrusus debilis Sharp - Isodrusus debilis Piscatopus griseus Sleeper - Piscatopus griseus Minyomerus laticeps (Casey) - Minyomerus laticeps Coniatus splendidulus (Fabricius) - Coniatus splendidulus Scaphomorphus quadrilineatus (Chevrolat) - Scaphomorphus quadrilineatus Laemosaccus


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