Annotated List of Travis County Beetles

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Map of Beetle Survey Sites:

  • Primary Survey Sites and Data Sources
BFL
BP
CFP
CM
DNP
EGR
LBJ
VSL
UTIC
WB
- Brackenridge Field Laboratory. Surveys begun at the BFL in 1967. Includes Jackman and Nelson's (1995) mordelid survey. Provisional Beetle Checklist
- Bird Project (over 300 beetle spp.) Suveyed four tree spp. every other weekend at two sites in western Travis Co. during summers of 1993-1994. (Quinn 2000)
- Commons Ford Ranch Metropolitan Park - Started intensive surveys at this 212 acre park in spring of 2015.
- Camp Mabry Texas National Guard (~200 beetle spp.) Surveys conducted here from Sept. 2003 - Dec. 2005. (Abbott and Broglie 2006)
- Dick Nichols Park. Extensive surveys here, mostly at lights, since 2009. (Over 130 spp.)
- Edward G. Riley's compilation of over 600 Travis County beetle records. (E.G.Riley home page)
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Faunal Project, (~250 beetle spp.) Weekly surveys conducted here since March 2010 by Valerie Bugh.
- Village of San Leanna - south-central Austin. Surveyed mostly by blacklight at this mesic site 2008-2009. (Over 100 spp.)
- University of Texas Insect Collection (UTIC). Records based on label data in the UT collection.
- Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve (~100 beetle spp.) Regular surveys here, mostly beating and sweeping, during 2010-2011.

  • Secondary Survey Sites and Data Sources
AIT
BCG
BGD
DBS
ELP
HB
SEP
SKJ
TKS
WCP
ZNP
- Stephen W. Ziser, Austin Community College compiled the following data: Aquatic Insects of Texas - Beetles
- Barton Creek Greenbelt between Loop 360 and Barton Springs Pool
- BugGuide Data - Data from photos posted to BugGuide.net
- Dung Beetle Survey. Sixteen spp. of dung beetles found to utilize dog feces in Travis County. (Wallace and Richardson 2005)
- Emma Long Metropolitan Park. Also nearby Dunlap Ecolab surveys off City Park Rd.
- Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory. Infrequent surveys here.
- St. Edwards Park. Infrequent surveys here.
- Sharon Jasper studied the Haliplidae of Central Texas for her PhD. (Jasper 1996)
- Texas Karst Surveys conducted in ernest since the early 1960's by James R. Reddell, assisted by others, mostly in the Texas Speleological Survey.
- Westcave Perserve. Infrequent surveys here in 2011.
- Zilker Nature Preserve, monthly biodiversity surveys at the Austin Nature & Science Center (ANSC) in northwest corner of Zilker Park

Frequent mentions of College Station (CS) records are a reference to this 2011 list of 1,799 beetle spp. Edward G. Riley compiled for Lick Creek Park, Brazos Co., TX.

Short discussion of each beetle species reported from Travis County:

Over 1,111 beetle species have been recorded from Travis Co. as of July 28, 2017.

Seventy-four beetle families are represented.

Cnopus impressus (LeConte) - BP. Locally rare in arborial sampling. Range: e. US.

Emelinus melsheimeri (LeConte) - VSL at lights. Range: se US

Ganascus ventricosus (LeConte) - BP. 63 spmns collected. Mostly on red oak, May-Aug. Range: e. US.

Zonates ater (LeConte) - BP. 18 spmns coll., Apr-July. Range: TX-OK.

Zonantes pallidus Werner - BP. 3 spmns coll'ed in June. Range: e. N. Amer.

Byrrhodes intermedius (LeConte) - BP. Two spmns coll. in May. Range: e. US.

Caenocara nr. bicolor Germar - BP. Two spmns coll. May-Jun. Range: e. N. Amer.

Caenocara tenuipala Fall - BP. (No BG page). 14 spmns coll. May-Jun.

Calymmaderus nitidus (LeConte) - BP, ELP. Apr-Jun in c. TX. Range: e. US.

Cryptorama nr. punctata White - BP. (No BG page). May-Jun on cedar elm.

Lasioderma falli Pic - BP. (No BG page.) May-June. Range: e. US.

Lasioderma hemiptychoides Fall - BP, DNP. Apr-May, Sept. Range: e. US.

Ozognathus floridanus (LeConte) - BP. Mostly Mar-Apr. Range: e. US.

Petalium bistriatum (Say) - BP. Apr-Jun in TX red oak - Quercus buckleyi. Range: e. US

Petalium debile Fall - BP, May-Jul Range: e. US.

Petalium incisum Ford - BP. Six spmns May-Jun. Range: e. US.

Petalium seriatum Fall. (No BG page) Range: e. N. Amer.

Priobium punctatum (LeConte) - CM. Needs confirmation, per White's 1982 anodiid catalog, Priobium sericeum (Say) is the only sp. that occurs in Texas. Thumbnail is of P. sericeum.

Protheca hispida LeConte - CM. (need TX photo) Range e. US.

Ptinus falli Pic - BP, WB. Apr-May. Range: e. US.

Ptinus sp. 1 - BP. 20 spmns coll. May-Aug on oaks and cedar elm.

Stagetus profundus (LeConte) - BP. Two spmns in June. Range: scattered locations across N. Amer.

Trichodesma gibbosa (Say) - BP, WCP. Range: e. N. Amer.

Tricorynus bifoveatus White - BP. Range: Central to South Texas

Tricorynus confusus (Fall) - BP, EGR. (No BG page) Nince spmns coll. Mar-Aug. Type Locality: Columbus, TX. Range: e. N. Amer.

Tricorynus dichrous (Fall) - BP. One spmn in June. Range: e. US.

Tricorynus moderatus White - BP. (No BG page). Six spmns Apr-Aug, mostly on Juniper. Range: AZ, TX.

Tricorynus pinguis (Fall) - BP. (No BG page). Six spmns May-Aug. Range: AZ, TX.

Tricorynus punctatus (LeConte) - BP. Three spmns coll. in April. Range: e. US, w. to AZ.

Tricorynus punctulatus (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page) Range: se. US, w. to NM.

Tricorynus similis (LeConte) - BP. Three spmns coll. May-June. Range: e. US.

Tricorynus ventralis (LeConte) - BP. (No BG page). Two spmns coll. May-June. Range: TX, MS, IL.

Anthicus lutulentus Casey - DNP. Range: TX-OK.

Ischyropalpus sp. either pinalicus or cochisei - DNP. Genus not on CS list.

Macratria murina (Fabricius) - SEP. May-Jul. Found in raperian habitat. Range: e. US.

Notoxus monodon (Fabricius) - EGR. Range: se US.

Notoxus politus Chandler - EGR. (No BG page)

Sapintus sp. - DNP. Same sp. found in RGV.

Sapintus hispidulus Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Tomoderus sp. - DNP. Uncommon. Three N. Amer. spp. Tomoderus interruptus LaFerté-Sénectère in only sp. on CS list.

Vacusus confinis (LeConte) - DNP. Not on CS list. Range: sw US.

Vacusus vicinus (LaFerté-Sénectèere) - DNP, VSL. Common at lights June-Sept. Range: se US to CA and C. Amer.

Araecerus fasciculatus (DeGeer) - CM, ZNP.  A generalist on (usually) dried plant materials. Non-native. Range: established populations: TX-FL-NC.

Discotenes nigrotuberculata (Schaeffer) - CM. Needs confirmation as this species is restricted(?) to southmost Texas in the US. (Photo not posted)

Euparius marmoreus (Olivier) - BP, LBJ. One coll'ed in arboreal samping. Range: e. N. Amer.

Ischnocerus infuscatus Fahraeus - CM. Range: TX-FL-DC.

Ormiscus fasciatus (LeConte) - BP. One coll. in April on cedar elm. Range: e. US.

Temnocerus aeratus (Say) - BP. 8 spmns coll. on oaks, primarily live oak, Apr-July. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Toxonotus cornutus (Say) - LBJ, WB. Range: e. US

Trigonorhinus limbatus (Say) - CFP, DNP, LBJ, WB, WCP. Feeds on pollen of var. comps, especially Helenium. Range: throughout US, s. to C. Amer.

Eugnamptus angustatus (Herbst) - BP, WB. 27 spmns coll., mostly on TX red oak in April. Range: e. N. Amer.

Eugnamptus cinctus (Sharp) - CM, DNP, VSL, WB. April-May. Range: TX / Mex.

Haplorhynchites eximius (LeConte) - LBJ. Range: w. US.

Haplorhynchites pseudomexicanus Hamilton - EGR. Range: AZ, TX.

Haplorhynchites quadripennis (Fall) - EGR. Range: TX (+?)

Himatolabus pubescens (Say) - BP, WB. 13 spmns coll. Mar-May on oaks. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ, Mex.

Homoeolabus analis (Illiger) - BP, CM, LBJ. Oak Leaf Roller. 17 spmns coll. Mar-July primarily on live oak. Range: e. US.

Pterocolus ovatus (Fabricius) - BP, ZNP. Thief Weevil. Mostly on TX red oak in March. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ, Mex.

Temnocerus aeratus (Say) - BP, EGR. Hosts on TX live oak, Apr-July. Range: e. N. Amer.

Diplocoelus brunneus LeConte - BFL at lights. Range: e. NA

Amphicerus bicaudatus (Say) - DNP, LBJ. Mar-Apr. (2nd sp. in CS) Range: Rocky Mtns east.

Amphicerus cornutus (Pallas) - EGR. Hosts on mesquite. Range: w. US, Mex.

Dendrobiella sericans (LeConte) - DNP, HB. Range: TX / Mex.

Lichenophanes bicornis (Weber) - BFL, DNP, LBJ. Common at lights. Range: e. N. Amer.

Lyctus carbonarius Waltl - DNP, hosts: Quercus, Fraxinus, Apr-Jul, Range: throughout N. Amer.

Melalgus plicatus (LeConte) - DNP. Type coll. by Belfrage. Range: Texas

Scobicia declivis (LeConte) - BGD. Mostly a w. coast sp., but recent stray recorded in Austin.

Trogoxylon aequale (Wollaston) - DNP. Has rounded pronotal anterior angles. Comes to lights. Range: e. US to CA and S. Amer.

Trogoxylon parallelopipedum (Melsheimer) - DNP. Has acute, pronotal anterior angles. Comes to lights. Range: e. US.

Xylobiops basilaris (Say) - DNP, LBJ, VSL, WB. Range: e. N. Amer.

Xylobiops sextuberculatus (LeConte) - DNP, HB, VSL, WB. X. sex. seems to have larger tuberculs than tex. Range: CA-TX / Mex.

Xylobiops texanus (Horn) - DNP. Range: TX / Mex.

Prolyctus exaratus (Melsheimer) - LBJ. Range: se US

Notiodes aeratus (LeConte) - DNP. Range: w. N. Amer., incl. Mex.

Notiodes punctatus (LeConte) - VSL. Range: w. NA, FL

Stenopelmus rufinasus Gyllenhal - DNP. Widely dist.

Apioninae - WB.

Fallapion erraticum (Smith) - EGR. Range: Texas per Leng (1920)

Cylas formicarius (Fabricius) - DNP, LBJ, VSL at lights. Sweet potato borer. Range:  NM-FL, s. to S. Amer. - Non-native.

Zeugonyx sabinae Notman - BGD: "Lake Travis". Reared from galls on twigs of Ashe Juniper - Juniperus ashei (Cypressaceae). Type Locality: Austin. Range: Endemic to Texas.

Acmaeodera flavomarginata (Gray) - CM, HB, LBJ. Hosts in Acacia, Diospyros, Prosopis. Sept-Nov. Range: c. TX to Brazil.

Acmaeodera mixta LeConte - EGR, HB, LBJ. Hosts in Acacia, Celtis, Prosopis. Range: w. US., Mex.

Acmaeodera neglecta Fall - CM, LBJ. Apr-May. Hosts in oaks and elms. Range: sc US.

Acmaeodera neoneglecta Fisher - BP. Two spmns coll. on TX red oak in April. Range: TX, Mex.

Acmaeodera ornatoides Barr - LBJ, WB. Larvae host in oaks and persimmon. Apr-May. Range: NM-TX-OK.

Acmaeodera scalaris (Mannerheim) - LBJ. Fall active sp. Range: AZ-TX / s. to C. Amer.

Acmaeodera tubulus (Fabricius) - EGR. Hosts in Betula, Carya, Celtis, Crataegus, Juglans, Quercus, Salix, Ulmus. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mastogenius crenulatus Knull - BP. Four spmns coll. in April. Hosts in Carya, Cercis, Diospyros, Quercus. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mastogenius subcyaneus (LeConte) BP. One spmn coll. on TX red oak in May. Range: e. N. Amer.

Paratyndaris chamaeleonis (Skinner) - UTIC. Hosts in  Acacia, Diospyros, Parkinsonia. Range: TX, Mex.

Paratyndaris prosopis (Skinner) - EGR. Hosts in mesquite and oak. Range: AZ, TX-OK, MS.

Polycesta elata LeConte - EGR, LBJ. Hosts in Fraxinus, Platanus, Quercus. Range: c. US.

Ptosima laeta Waterhouse - CM, DNP, LBJ, WB, ZNP. Texas Redbud Borer. Hosts Cercis canadensis var. texensis (Fabaceae). Mar-May. Range: TX / Mex. 

Dicerca lurida (Fabricius) - CM. Hosts in Carya, Prunus, Salix, Tilia. Range: e. N. Amer.

Texania fulleri (Horn) - HB. Hosts in Celtis. Range: Texas

Poecilonota cyanipes (Say) - BFL. Hosts on Salix, Populus (Salicaceae). Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Agrilaxia flavimana (Gory) - BP. Eight spmns coll. May-Jun on oaks. Range: e. US, w. to AZ.

Anthaxia carya Wellso & Jackman - EGR. Hosts in pecan. Range: se US.

Anthaxia quercata (Fabricius) - EGR. Larvae in Cercis, Crataegus, adults also found on oaks. Range: e. US.

Anthaxia quercicola Wellso. BP. One spmn coll. on TX red oak. Type Locality: TX: Brazos Co. Range: se. US.

Anthaxia viridifrons Gory - BP. Most commonly coll. Bup. during BP. Mar (31), Apr (73), May (31). Range: e. N. Amer.

Actenodes acornis (Say) - EGR. Hosts in Acer, Carya, Cercis, Quercus. Range: e. US.

Brachys aerosus Melsheimer - UTIC: Lake Travis. Hosts in oak. Range: e. N. Amer., w. to AZ

Brachys ovatus (Weber) - BP. One spmn coll. on TX red oak in July. Range: Rocky Mtns east, Mex.

Buprestis lineata Fabricius - EGR. Larvae bore into dead pines. Range: e. N. Amer.

Chrysobothris analis LeConte - BFL. Polyphagus. Range: AZ-TX / Mex.

Chrysobothris beameri Knull - BFL. larvae host in evergreen sumac (Rhus virens) - Range: c. to w. TX

Chrysobothris femorata (Olivier) - CM. Wide host range. May-Aug. Range: widely dist.

Chrysobothris ignicollis Horn - BP. One spmn coll. on juniper in May. Range: w. US.

Chrysobothris pseudacutipennis Obenberger - UTIC. Adults on mesquite. Range: c. TX to Mex.

Chrysobothris rossi Van Dyke - EGR. Hosts in Acacia, Celtis, Juniperus, Prosopis spp. Range: CA-TX / Mex.

Chrysobothris texana LeConte - BFL. Hosts in Cypressus, Juniperus spp. Range: w. US., Mex.

Chrysobothris viridiceps Melsheimer - EGR. Hosts in Carya, Prosopis, Quercus, Ulmus spp. Range: e. US., to NM.

Spectralia robusta (Chamberlain) - EGR. Hosts in Texas Persimmon - Diospyros texana (Ebenaceae). Range: Endemic to Texas

Xenorhipis brendeli LeConte - CM. Hosts in Carya, Quercus. Range: e. US.

Agrilus addendus Crotch - BP, LBJ. Hosts on Acacia. Austin records from Aug. Range: NM-TX-OK / Mex

Agrilus audax Horn - BFL. Hosts in Ulmus. Range: AZ, TX, OK, MO, IL.

Agrilus celti Knull - EGR. Hosts in Celtis. Range: e. N. Amer.

Agrilus cephalicus LeConte - BFL. Hosts in dogwood - Cornus. Range: e. N. Amer.

Agrilus fallax Say - EGR. Larvae host in Acer, Celtis, Cornus. Range: e. US. to NM.

Agrilus geminatus (Say) - BP. One spmn coll. in April on TX red oak. Range: e. N. Amer.

Agrilus lacustris LeConte - EGR. Adults found on Croton, Solanum. Range: CA-AL-IL-CO / Mex.

Agrilus lecontei celticola Fisher - LBJ. Larvae in Baccharis, Celtis, Harvardia, Leucaena. Range: AZ-MS, KS-Mex.

Agrilus macer LeConte - HB, VSL. Hosts in Celtis. Range: TX-LA, FL / Mex.

Agrilus olentangyi Champlain & Knull - BFL. Hosts in sumac - Rhus. Range: e. US. to NM.

Agrilus ornatulus Horn - WFC. Hosts in Sapindus and Foresteria. Adults fly in April. Range: TX, KS.

Agrilus paracelti Knull - BFL, CFP. Hosts in Celtis. Range: e. N. Amer.

Agrilus parvus parvus Saunders - EGR. Host: Adults on false indigo bush - Amorpha fruticosa (Fabaceae). Range: e. N. Amer. to WY.

Agrilus pectoralis Waterhouse - BFL. Hosts on Huisache, Mesquite, Retama. Range: CA-TX / Mex.

Agrilus prionurus Chevrolat - EGR. Only known host is the Western Soapberry (Sapindus saponaria L. var. drummondii). Non-native. Range: TX, Mex.

Agrilus transimpressus Fall - EGR. Larvae in black walnut - Juglans nigra (Juglandaceae). Range: roughly: TX-MS-SC-NJ-MN.

Agrilus (Engyaulus) pulchellus Bland - BFL. Larvae host in roots of Fleabane - Erigeron sp. (Asteraceae). Range: w. US., Mex.

Brachys aerosus (Melsheimer) - EGR. Larvae are oak leaf miners. Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Brachys aeruginosus Gory - BP. One spmn coll. on TX red oak in April. Range: e. N. Amer.

Brachys ovatus (Weber) - BP, WB. One spmn coll. on TX red oak in July. Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Pachyschelus laevigatus (Say) - BFL. Hosts in Desmodium and Lespedeza (Fabaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Pachyschelus purpureus purpureus (Say) - EGR. Hosts in Geranium and Lespedeza. Range: e. N. Amer., w. to AZ.

Taphrocerus nicolayi Obenberger - EGR. (need TX photo) Adults on Carex spp. Range: e. N. Amer.

Belotus bicolor Brancucci - BP, WB.  May-June. Uncommon this far north. Range: TX / Mex.

Chauliognathus limbicollis LeConte - EGR. Range: AZ-TX, CO

Chauliognathus marginatus (Fabricius) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer., Mex.

Chauliognathus scutellaris LeConte - EGR. Range: NM-TX-OK

Discodon planicolle (LeConte) - BFL, BP, HB, LBJ. Mar-Apr. Range: NM-TX.

Ditemnus (=Silis) perforatus (LeConte) - BP, CFP, DNP, WB. March-April. Range: Texas (Leng 1920)

Malthinus occipitalis LeConte - BP, DNP, LBJ, WB, WCP. Most commonly coll. arboreal cantherid in c. TX. Common in April on oaks and elms. Range: e. N. Amer.

Malthinus occipitalis atripennis LeConte - BP. Less common, dark form of the above sp. Range: TX-OK (per BGD)

Podabrus sp. - BP, CM. Need photo. (P. rugosulus recorded from Bastrop, Four other spp. recorded for College Station.)

Rhagonycha hirticula (Green) - WCP. Range: e. US.

Rhagonycha lineola (Fabricius) - BFL, BP, CFP, DNP. 82 spmns coll'ed Mar-Apr., mostly on oaks during BP. Also comes to lights. Range: e. N. Amer.

Rhagonycha (=Cantharis) spp. - BP, CM, LBJ, WCP. Common in April on oaks. At least three spp. (two common) in our area. (Four spp. recorded in College Station.)

Tytthonyx erythrocephala (Fabricius) - BP. Uncommon (two May records). Range: e. US.

Physea hirta LeConte - BFL. Range: c. TX to C. Amer.
Omophron americanum Dejean - EGR. Range: Rocky Mtns, east. Notiophilus sp. LBJ, UTIC. (Notiophilus novemstriatus LeConte is only sp. on College Station list) 

Calosoma affine Chaudoir - UTIC spmn labeled, 'Austin, Tex.' no further data. Range: Great Plains, sw US / Mex.

Calosoma macrum LeConte - EGR. Range: sc US, ne Mex.

Calosoma sayi Dejean - LBJ. Range: e. US to AZ, s. to C. Amer.

Calosoma scrutator (Fabricius) - BFL, CM, LBJ. (need better pic) Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Calosoma wilcoxi LeConte - CM. Range: e. US.

Carabus finitimus Haldeman - UTIC: 14 spmns from the BFL from 1968-69, plus BFL spmn from 1989. Range: TX-KS.

Carabus sylvosus Say - LBJ. Range: e. N. Amer.

Cicindela formosa pigmentosignata Horn - (EGR reports C. f. formosa Say) Range: e TX to AR.

Cicindela politula politula LeConte - BFL, BGD. Fall active after rains on limestone outcroppings. Range: TX-OK, Mex.

Cicindela punctulata Olivier - EGR. Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Cicindela rufiventris cumatilis LeConte - (EGR reports C. r. rufiventris Dejean) Range: TX-MS-AR-OK

Cicindela scutellaris rugata Vaurie - BFL. Range: TX-LA.

Cicindela sexguttata Fabricius - BFL. Range: e. N. Amer.

Cicindela trifasciata ascendens LeConte - BFL, WB. Range: coastal TX-FL-MD with strays inland.

Tetracha carolina (Linnaeus) - BFL. Range: se. US, w. to CA, s. to S. Amer.

Dyschirius abbreviatus Putzeys - DNP, VSL. Comes to lights. Range: TX-FL-NC.

Pasimachus californicus Chaudoir - BFL, CM, TKS: Balcones Sink. Range: AZ-TX-NE-UT, Mex.

Scarites subterraneus Fabricius - CM. (Scarites sp. found at both WB & DNP). Range: e. N. Amer. to CA.

Schizogenius ferrugineus Putzeys - EGR. (No BG page).

Schizogenius sallei Putzeys - EGR. (No BG page).

Schizogenius scopaeus Whitehead - EGR. (No BG page).

Semiardistomis viridis (Say) - BFL at lights. Range: e. US.

Anillinus affabilis (Brues) - (No BG page). Described from three speciemsn collected in Austin, Texas (Brues 1902).

Anillinus depressus (Jeannel) - BP. Known from two Travis Co. spmns coll'ed in 1903 and 1994.

Anillodes sp. cf. sinuatus - TKS: Tooth Cave (No BG page)

Bembidion affine Say - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Bembidion impotens Casey - DNP, VSL. Range: throughout N. Amer.

Bembidion rapidum (LeConte) - DNP, HB, VSL. Range: widely dist.

Bembidion texanum Chaudoir - EGR. Range: Great Plains, east to OH and MS.

Elaphropus nebulosus (Chaudoir) - EGR. (No BG page).

Elaphropus rubricauda (Casey) - EGR. (No BG page).

Micratopus sp. - DNP. VSL. one described sp., plus dozens of undesc. spp.

Polyderis rufotestacea (Hayward) - EGR. (No BG page).

Tachys (Paratachys) austinicus (Casey) - EGR. (No BG page).

Tachys (Paratachys) hyalinus (Casey) - EGR. (No BG page).

Tachys (Paratachys) scitulus LeConte - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Tachys (Paratachys) ventricosus (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page).

Tachys (Tachyura) ferrugineus Dejean - TKS: Bee Creek Cave; Broken Straw Cave; Dead Dog Cave No. 1; Kretschmarr Cave; Kretschmarr Sink; Tooth Cave. (No BG page)

Tachyta (Tachyta) inornata (Say) - EGR. Range: Across s. Canada to Guatemala

Acupalpus testaceus Dejean - BFL, DNP. At lights. Range: e. N. Amer.

Agonum pallipes (Fabricius) - VSL. At lights. (need decent photo). Range: se. US.

Agonum punctiforme (Say) - BFL, DNP, VSL. At lights. Range: CA-FL-ON-CO / Mex. / Bahamas, Bermuda

Agonum sp. - CM. At least three spp. in Texas.

Amara sp. - TKS: Lunsford Cave. (Need photo)

Anisodactylus opaculus (LeConte) - CM. Range: ce US.

Axinopalpus fusciceps LeConte - DNP, VSL. At lights. Range: CA-TX-OK-ID / Mex. to C. Amer.

Aztecarpalus schaefferi Ball - CM. Rare beetle. Range: c. TX to ne. Mex.

Bradycellus tantillus (Dejean) - DNP. Range: e. US.

Calathus opaculus LeConte - CM. (Need TX photo.) Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Calleida viridipennis (Say) - BP, CFP. Mar-Jun on TX red oak. Second most commonly collected arboreal c. TX carabid. Range: e. US, to NM.

Chlaenius cf. laticollis Say - BFL. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Chlaenius leucoscelis Chevrolat - 4 Travis Co. spmns in the UTIC. Range: sw US.

Chlaenius cf. oxygonus Chaudoir - BFL. Range: se. US.

Chlaenius prasinus Dejean - One UTIC spmn from Walnut Creek @ Hwy 183 & e. MLK. Range: e. US to w. TX

Chlaenius cf. sericeus (Forster) - UTIC spmn: Walnut Creek and e. MLK. (Not among 11 spp. on CS list) Ranger: widely dist.

Chlaenius cf. vafer LeConte - BFL. Range: TX-OK.

Cyclotrachelus gravidus (Haldeman) - CM. (No BG page) Range: OK-TX.

Cyclotrachelus substriatus (LeConte) - DNP. Two at lights in Oct. Range: AZ-TX-MN-WY, Mex.

Cymindis (Pinacodera) platicollis (Say) - BFL, CM. Arboreal. Range: e. N. Amer.

Cymindis (Tarulus) sp. - UTIC, 1956 spmn from student collection labeled, 'Austin'. Apparently a c. TX west sp. as it's not on Riley's CS, TX list.

Discoderus aequalis Casey - DNP, VSL. At lights. Range: AZ-TX, MO.

Ega (=Calybe) sallei Chevrolat - BFL. Range: se US to C. Amer.

Galerita bicolor Drury - CM. (Need TX photo) Range: e. US.

Galerita atripes LeConte - EGR. Range: AZ-TX-MO.

Galerita mexicana Chaudoir - EGR. Range: AZ-TX-OK.

Geopinus incrassatus (Dejean) - UTIC. Range: widely dist. except w. coast states.

Harpalus (Megapangus) katiae Battoni - DNP. Range: se. US. to AZ, Mex.

Harpalus (Opadius) gravis LeConte - DNP. Range: e. US.

Harpalus (Pseudoophonus) actiosus Casey - DNP. Range: e. US, to CO.

Harpalus (Pseudoophonus) paratus Casey - DNP. Range: AZ-TX-OH-ID, sw. Can., Mex.

Lebia (Lebia) analis Dejean - VSL. Range: e. N. Amer., to C. Amer.

Lebia (Lebia) bitaeniata Chevrolat - VSL. Range: c. and se. TX, to S. Amer.

Lebia (Lebia) fuscata Dejean - BFL. Range: widely dist. (but rare in Gr. Plains)

Lebia (Lebia) pectita Horn - CM. (Need to confirm due to similar spp. in area) Range: e. US to NM.

Lebia (Lebia) pulchella Dejean - DNP, LBJ. Range: widely dist. (mostly: e US to AZ)

Lebia (Lebia) viridipennis Dejean - BFL, VSL. Range: e. N. Amer.

Lebia (Lebia) viridis Say - DNP, LBJ, VSL, WCP. Comes to lights and flowers. Range: Guat.-NS-YT, Cuba

Lebia (Lebia) vittatus (Fabricius) - CM. Range: throughout N. Amer.

Lebia (Loxopeza) grandis Hentz - BFL. Long series of spmns in UTIC. Range: e. N. Amer.

Notiobia sayi (Blatchley) - HB, VSL. Range: e. US.

Notiobia maculicornis (Chaudoir) - EGR.

Notiobia purpurascens (Bates) - DNP. Range: CA-AL, Mex.

Notiobia terminata (Say) - BFL, VSL at lights. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ, s. to Panama.

Notiobia sp. - CM, LBJ. (Four spp. of Notiobia in College Station.)

Panagaeus fasciatus Say - BFL. Range: e. N. Amer. to NM.

Plochionus timidus Haldeman - BP, ELP, LBJ, WB. Over half the 64 carabids coll. in arboreal surveys were this sp. Mostly on oaks and juniper. Apr-Aug. Range: e. N. Amer.

Pterostichus permundus (Say) - CM. Range: e. N. Amer.

Rhadine austinica (=austincia) Barr - TKS. (No BG image) Type Locality: Bandit Cave, in the Rollingwood subdivision on the south side of Austin. Range includes at least 18 other Travis Co. caves.

Rhadine persephone Barr - TKS. Endangered Species. "Tooth Cave Ground Beetle" Type Locality: Tooth Cave. Range: Known from 45 caves in Travis and Williamson counties, Texas.

Rhadine russelli Barr - TKS. (No BG page). Type-locality: Lunsford Cave, 7 miles west of Leander on the George Lunsford Ranch, Travis County, Texas. Also in Jack's Joint.

Rhadine subterranea mitchelli Barr - TKS. (No BG page) Type Locality: Steam Cave, 2 miles south of Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas. Also in Amber Cave; Kretschmarr Cave; Tooth Cave.

Rhadine subterranea subterranea (Van Dyke) - TKS. (No BG page) Type Locality: Sam Bass (= McNeil Quarry) Cave, near McNeil, Williamson County. Also in eight Travis Co. caves.

Selenophorus gagatinus Dejean - (Bousquet 2011). Range: e. N. Amer.

Selenophorus palliatus (Fabricius) - WB. Range: se US to CA, Mex.

Selenophorus sp. CM, DNP. (Seven spp. of Selenophorus in College Station)

Stenomorphus californicus (Menetries) - LBJ. Range: s. states, plus sc US, Mex.

Tetragonoderus intersectus (Germar) - DNP. Comes to lights. Range: se. US. to AZ and Mex.

Zuphium longicolle LeConte - DNP. Range: CA-TX, AR (OK?).

Brachinus aabaaba Erwin - EGR. (No BG page) Range: NM-TX-KS / Mex.

Brachinus adustipennis Erwin - EGR. Range: e. US, w. to NM, s. to Panama.

Brachinus alternans Dejean - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer., w. to NM.

Brachinus cyanipennis Say - EGR. Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Brachinus fumans (Fabricius) - EGR. (No BG page)

Brachinus imperialensis Erwin - EGR. (No BG page)

Brachinus janthinipennis (Dejean) - EGR. Range: "Middle States"

Brachinus kavanaughi Erwin - EGR. (No BG page)

Brachinus phaeocerus Chaudoir - EGR. Range: AZ-TX-NE-NV.

Brachinus texanus Chaudoir - EGR. Range: e. US.

Elytrimitatrix undata (Fabricius) - UTIC. Hosts on var. hardwoods including Cercis and Pinus. Range: e. US.

Archodontes melanopus serrulatus (LeConte) - EGR. Larvae form rood galls primarily in oaks. Range: sc US. (Range of full sp: s. US)

Mallodon dasystomus (Say) - LBJ, VSL at lights. Hosts on a wide var. of woody spp. incl. oak, elm, willow, pecan. Range: se US to AZ.

Prionus (Antennalia) fissicornis Haldeman - EGR. Larvae are root feeders on grasses. Range: NM-TX-SD-MT.

Atimia confusa confusa (Say) - UTIC. Hosts on Juniperus, Cupressus, Taxodium. Range: e. N. Amer.

Pseudostrangalia cruentata (Haldeman) - BFL. Uncommon. Adults asso. w/ Dogwood, Cornus. Range: e. N. Amer.

Stenelytrana gigas (LeConte) , LBJ, ZNP. Adults come to sap, rotting fruit and baits. Larvae asso. w/ rotting willows. Range: NM-TX / n. Mex.

Strangalia sexnotata Haldeman - CM, LBJ. Range: e. US., to AZ.

Strangalia virilis LeConte - EGR, LBJ. "Strange Virile Bycid". Larvae host in oaks. Adults found on flowers. Range: TX-OK.

Trigonarthris atrata (LeConte) - BFL. Uncommon. Larvae may host in elm. Range: se. US.

Typocerus acuticauda (Knull) - CM. Host unknown. Range: e. N. Amer.

Typocerus octonotatus (Haldeman) - BFL. Larvae host in native grasses (Poaceae). Range: e. US.

Typocerus sinuatus (Newman) - LBJ, WB. Larvae host(s) unknown. Range: NM-CO, east.

Typocerus zebra (Olivier) EGR. Larvae host in pines. Adults on flowers. Range: se. US.

Ancylocera bicolor (Olivier) - BFL. Range: TX-FL-NC

Aneflomorpha tenuis (LeConte) - LBJ. (Need c. TX photo) Range: s. TX,  n. Mex.

Anelaphus debilis (LeConte) - CM, LBJ. Range: c. TX to ne. Mex.

Anelaphus inermis (Newman) - EGR. Range se US, Mex. to C. Amer.

Anelaphus m. moestus (LeConte) - CM. Range: AZ-TX / Mex.

Anelaphus niveivestitus (Schaeffer) - CM. Endemic to south Texas

Anelaphus pumilus (Newman) - EGR. Range: e US.

Batyle ignicollis ignicollis (Say) - EGR. Range: Great Plains.

Batyle suturalis (Say) - LBJ. Adults freq. flowers. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer. to Mex.

Callidium texanum Schaeffer - EGR, LBJ. Hosts in juniper. Range: CA-MS-MO-ID

Cyrtophorus verrucosus (Olivier) - BFL. Range: e. N. Amer.

Eburia haldemani LeConte - (very similar to E. quadrigeminata (Say)) BFL, CM, HB.

Eburia mutica LeConte - CM, LBJ, VSL, ZNP. Range: AZ, TX / n. Mex.

Ecyrus dasycerus (Say) - CM, LBJ. Range: e. US / Mex.

Elaphidion linsleyi Knull - EGR. Range: Endemic to TX, absent in the east. TL: Davis Mtns.

Elaphidion mucronatum (Say) - CM. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Enaphalodes atomarius (Drury) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ, C. Amer.

Enaphalodes rufulus (Haldeman) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Enaphalodes taeniatus (LeConte) - EGR. Range: n. TX to ne Mex.

Elaphidionoides aspersum (Haldeman) - CM, VSL. Mostly July. Range: e. US.

Euderces picipes (Fabricius) - EGR, LBJ. Range: e. US.

Euderces pini (Olivier) - CM, DNP, LBJ, WB. Mar-Apr. Range: e. US.

Euderces reichei LeConte - CM, DNP, WCP. Mar-Apr. Range: se. US / Mex.

Hypexilis pallida Horn - DNP, VSL: at lights. Range: AZ-TX / n. Mex

Knulliana cincta cincta (Drury) - LBJ, VSL. banded hickory borer. Range: e. US, to AZ.

Megacyllene caryae (Gahan) - EGR. Hickory Borer. Range: e. N. Amer., to n. Mex.

Megacyllene robiniae (Forster) - BFL. (Need to check det., apparently uncommon in TX)

Molorchus bimaculatus Say - CM,VSL, ZNP. Range: e. US

Neoclytus acuminatus (Fabricius) - BFL, CM. "Red-Headed Ash Borer" Range: Widely dist.

Neoclytus mucronatus (Fabricius) - CM. Range: e. US.

Nyssodrysina haldemani (LeConte) - UTIC. Range: se US

Obrium maculatum (Olivier) - CM, LBJ. Range: e. US / Mex

Parelaphidion incertum (Newman) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Placosternus difficilis (Chevrolat) - EGR, LBJ. Mesquite Borer. Range: CA-TX, FL, s. to C. Amer.

Plinthocoelium suaveolens plicatum (LeConte) - LBJ, VSL. Bumelia Borer. Range: AZ-TX, n. Mex. (full sp. range incl. e. N. Amer.)

Pseudostrangalia cruentata (Haldeman) - BFL, CM. Range: e. N. Amer. Uncommon

Phymatodes lengi Joutel - UTIC. Rare. only 1 spmn in UTIC. Host unk. Range: e US. (more common sister sp., P. amoenus (Say), occurs in Bastrop and probably in Travis Co. as well)

Physocnemum brevilineum (Say) - BGD. Range: e. N. Amer.

Rhopalophora longipes (Say) - ZNP. Adults freq. flowers. Range: e. US.

Smodicum cucujiforme (Say) - CM. Mosly Jun-Jul. Range: e US.

Sphaenothecus bivittatus Dupont - LBJ, VSL, ZNP. "Double-banded Bycid." Common on flwrs Aug-Nov. Hosts on mesquite. Range: CA-TX, s. to C. Amer.

Stenaspis solitaria (Say) - EGR. Range: CA-TX / n. Mex.

Stenaspis verticalis insignis Casey - BFL, LBJ. TL: Comal Co. Range: c. TX to n. Mex

Stenosphenus notatus (Olivier) - BFL. Range: e. N. Amer.

Sternidius (=Liopinus) misellus (LeConte) - CM. Range: e. US.

Styloxus fulleri (Horn) - CM, LBJ, VSL. Nov-Jan. Range: c. TX to c. Mex.

Tessaropa tenuipes (Haldeman) - CM. Range: e. US. rare.

Tilloclytus geminatus (Haldeman) - CM. Mar-Apr. Range: e. US.

Trachyderes (Dendrobias) mandibularis (Audinet-Serville) - BGD. Hosts in Citrus, Parkinsonia, Salix, Celtis. Range: CA-LA, so. FL / Mex. to C. Amer.

Ataxia crypta (Say) - BFL, CM, LBJ. Range: e. US.

Ataxia hubbardi Fisher - CM, LBJ. Range: AZ-LA-AR-CO / Mex.

Aegomorphus quadrigibbus (Say) - BFL. Range: e. US, to n. Mex.

Astyleiopus variegatus (Haldeman) - EGR. Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Dorcaschema alternatum (Say) - EGR. Small Mulberry Borer. Larvae host in dead or dying branches of mulberry, osage orange (Moraceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Graphisurus triangulifer (Haldeman) - BFL, LBJ, VSL. Hosts in hackberry. Comes to lights. Range: e. US.

Hemierana marginata (Fabricius) - BFL, CM, LBJ, WB. Apr-Jun. Range: e. US.

Hippopsis lemniscata (Fabricius) - CM. Range: e. US.

Leptostylus transversus (Gyllenhal) - CM, LBJ. Range: e. US.

Lepturges angulatus (LeConte) - CM, LBJ. Range: se US

Lepturges confluens (Haldeman) - EGR. Larvae feed in var. hardwoods incl. Carya (Juglandaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Mecas rotundicollis (Thomson) - BFL, LBJ. Firefly Longhorn. Hosts in stems and roots of Asteraceae. Range: AZ-TX-OK / Mex. to C. Amer.

Mecas cineracea Casey - LBJ, WCP. Larvae host in stems of living Astaraceae. Range: AZ-TX-IL-ND / n. Mex.

Mecas confusa Chemsak & Linsley - EGR. Almost identical to above sp., except tarsal claws are equal in length. Range: TX-KS (and east?)

Mecas pergrata (Say) - CM, LBJ. Range: se. US to NM. Mecas rotundicollis (Thomson) - BFL, CM. June. Range: sw US / Mex.

Moneilema armatum LeConte - EGR, LBJ. Cactus Longhorn. Range: AZ-TX-KS-CO / n. Mex.

Oberea affinis Leng & Hamilton - LBJ. Raspberry Cane Borer.Range: e. N. Amer.

Oberea ocellata Haldeman - BFL. Larvae host in stems of living Sumac - Rhus (Anacardiaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Oberea perspicillata Haldeman - EGR. Larvae bore in stems of living Rubus, Rosa (Rosaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Oberea schaumii LeConte - UTIC. One spm in the UTIC from April 1956. Hosts in living cottonwood (Populus). Range e. N. Amer.

Oncideres cingulata (Say) - CM, DNP, HB, VSL. Twig Girdler. Range: e. US, Mex.

Plectrodera scalator (Fabricius) - BSG, EGR, HB. Cottonwood Borer. Hosts in Populus, Salix, Platanus. Range: mostly: NM-FL-IL-KS.

Saperda tridentata Olivier - EGR. Elm Borer. Hosts in Ulmus spp. Range: Great Plains east.

Sternidius mimeticus (Casey) - HB, LBJ, VSL, WB. Range: e. US.

Tetraopes discoideus LeConte - UTIC. One historical record (1924) from Austin. Range: sw US

Tetraopes femoratus LeConte - UTIC. Hosts on variety of milkweed spp. Range: widely dist. across w. US

Tetraopes texanus Horn - LBJ. Asso. with Antelope horn - Asclepias asperula. Range: TX-AL-MO-KS / n. Mex.

Tetraopes thermophilus Chevrolat - UTIC. Asso. with zizotes milkweed (Asclepias oenotheroides). Range: se TX to C. Amer.

Acanthoscelides sp. DNP, LBJ, WCP. Over 50 spp. n. of Mex. Four spp. on CS list.

Algarobius bottimeri Kingsolver - DNP, LBJ, VSL. Hosts on Prosopis spp. Range: mostly TX.

Gibbobruchus mimus (Say) - DNP. Comes to a var. of flwrs. Preferred host: eastern redbud - Cercis canadensis (Fabaceae). Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Mimosestes amicus (Horn) - DNP, LBJ, VSL. Range: sw US to C. Amer.

Mimosestes nubigens (Motschulsky) - DNP. Range: s. US to S. Amer.

Stator vachelliae Bottimer - DNP, LBJ. Hosts on Huisache - Acacia farnesiana. Range: TX to S. Amer.

Zabrotes spectabilis Horn - EGR. Hosts on Senna spp. Range w. US.

Donacia (Donacia) texana Crotch - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Lema conjuncta Lacordaire - CM, LBJ. (Need live photo) Hosts on Solinaceae. Range: se. US.

Lema daturaphila Kogan & Goeden - LBJ. (Need live c. TX photo). (Old-fashioned Potato Beetle). Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Lema opulenta Gemminger and Harold - BFL, CM. (Need live c. TX photo) Most common host: Texas nightshade - Solanum triquetrum (Solanaceae). Range: c. TX to C. Amer.

Lema trabeata Lacordaire - LBJ. (Need live c. TX photo) Range: AZ-FL, to C. Amer.

Neolema quadriguttata White - LBJ. Hosts on Commelina sp. (Commelinaceae). Range: TX-LA-MO-OK.

Oulema (Hapsidolemoides) collaris (Say) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Oulema spp. LBJ.

Anisostena (Anisostena) cyanea Staines - EGR. Range: AZ, TX, Mex.

Anisostena sp. CM. (Need photo) (Anisostena funesta (Baly) found in Comal Co.)

Baliosus nervosus (Panzer) - BFL, WB. Range: e. N. Amer.

Brachycoryna pumila Guerin-Meneville - CM, LBJ. asso. w/ Malvaceae. Range: UT-AZ-FL.

Chalepus bicolor (Olivier) - BFL. Range: e. US.

Gratiana pallidula (Boheman) - CM, DNP, WB. Hosts on Solanum spp. (Solanaceae). Eggplant Tortoise Beetle. Range: e. US to CA.

Pentispa melanura (Chapuis) - BP. Range: TX to C. Amer.

Sumitrosis inaequalis (Weber) - ZNP. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Chelymorpha cassidea (Fabricius) - BFL, LBJ. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Deloyala guttata (Olivier) - LBJ, VSL. Range: e. N. Amer.

Gratiana pallidula (Boheman) - WB. Range: e. US, w. to CA, Mex.

Plagiometriona clavata testudinaria (Boheman) - EGR. Range: AZ-LA, to S. Amer.

Charidotella (Charidotella) sexpunctata sexpunctata (Fabricius) - LBJ, VSL. Range: TX to S. Amer.

Calligrapha (Calligrapha) multipunctata (Say) - UTIC (Spmn coll. in 1932). Hosts on willows - Salix spp. (Salicaceae). Range: throughout N. Amer.

Calligrapha (Calligrapha) scalaris (J. E. LeConte) - UTIC. Range: e. N. Amer.

Chrysolina auripennis (Say) - BFL, CM, LBJ. Feeds on Monarda spp. (Lamiaceae), possibly at night. Range: c. N. Amer.

Chrysomela texana (Schaeffer) - BCG, CM, VSL. Hosts on willows - Salix spp. (Salicaceae). Range:  n. TX to Mex.

Gastrophysa cyanea F. E. Melsheimer - EGR. Host: Dock - Rumex spp. (Polygonaceae). Range: throughout N. Amer.

Labidomera clivicollis Kirby - CM, LBJ. Milkweed Leaf Beetle. Hosts on milkweed spp. and milkweed vines. Range: e. of the Rockies.

Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) - EGR. Colorado Potato Beetle. Range: throughout N. Amer.

Leptinotarsa haldemani (Rogers) - ZNP. Hosts on Solanaceae. Range: sw. US: AZ-TX-OK / Mex. to C. Amer.

Leptinotarsa texana Schaeffer - UTIC. Range: c. TX. to Mex.

Microtheca picea (Guérin-Méneville) - VSL. Reported from Virginia pepperweed - Lepidium virginicum (Brassicaceae). Range: TX-FL. Native to S. Amer.

Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - BGD. Hosts commonly on Greenthread - Thelesperma filifolium and related Asteraceae. Range: spreading from se US to the west.

Phaedon viridis F. E. Melsheimer - DNP, LBJ. coll. sweeping. Hosts on Brassicaceae. Range: e. N. Amer.

Zygogramma disrupta (Rogers) - EGR. Hosts on ragweed. Range: sc US: AZ-LA-NE-CO / Mex. 

Zygogramma heterothecae Linell - LBJ. Asso. w/ Camphorweed - Heterotheca spp. (Asteraceae). Range: se. US to AZ and CO.

Acalymma vittatum (Fabricius) - CM, VSL. Hosts on Cucurbitaceae. "Striped Cucumber Beetle." Range: e. N. Amer.

Altica foliaceae LeConte - CFP, EGR. Polyphagous. Range: roughly: CA-FL-MD-ND.

Altica litigata (Fall) - CM. asso. w/ Onagraceae. Range: e. N. Amer. to Mex.

Altica texana (Schaeffer) - CM, WB. asso. w/ Onagraceae. Range: endemic to Texas. (May occur in MX)

Asphaera lustrans (Crotch) - CM, LBJ, VSL, WB. Hosts on skullcap, Scutellaria spp. (Lamiaceae) Range: KS-TX-FL-GA

Blepharida rhois (Forster) - BFL, LBJ, ZNP. Sumac Flea Beetle. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Capraita nigrosignata (Schaeffer) - CM, VSL, WB. Found yr round in wet areas on germander - Teucrium spp. (Lamiaceae). Range: TX-LA / Mex.

Chaetocnema texana Crotch - EGR. (No BG page). Asso. w/ turf grass and willows. Range: CA-TX.

Chaetocnema sp. - CM. (Seven spp. of Chaetocnema in College Station)

Crepidodera browni Parry - SEP. Hosts on willows - Salix spp. (Salicaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Cyclotrypema furcata (Olivier) - HB. Range: c. TX to ne Mex.

Derospidea brevicollis (LeConte) - BFL, DNP, LBJ. Preferred host, pricklyash. Range: e. US.

Diabrotica balteata Leconte - CM, LBJ, VSL. Nearly omnivorous. Feb-Nov. Range: s. US to S. Amer.

Diabrotica tibialis Jacoby - EGR, LBJ. Polyphagous. Range: c. TX. to C. Amer.

Diabrotica undecimpunctata Mannerheim - CM, LBJ, VSL, WB. Spotted Cucumber Beetle. Range: widely dist.

Dibolia borealis Chevrolat - BFL, CM. Hosts on Plantago spp. (Plantaginaceae). Range: e. US.

Disonycha arizonae Casey - BFL, LBJ. Polyphagous. Range: e. N. Amer., to AZ, Mex.

Disonycha discoidea (Fabricius) - WCP. Larvae and adults freq. found on Passionflower (Passiflora). Range: e. US.

Disonycha fumata (LeConte) - EGR, LBJ. Hosts on Asteraceae. Range: primarily w. US., to C. Amer.

Disonycha glabrata (Fabricius) - EGR, LBJ. Pigweed flea beetle. Hosts on Amaranthus spp. (Amaranthaceae). Range: e. N. Amer., to CA, S. Amer.

Disonycha leptolineata Blatchley - CM, LBJ. Hosts on Virginia sweetspire - Itea virginica (Grossulariaceae). Range: se. US to AZ.

Disonycha triangularis (Say) - LBJ. Polyphagus. Range: e. N. Amer. to NM.

Glyptina brunnea Horn - BG. 13 spmns coll. Apr-July on oaks and cedar elm. Range: e. N. Amer.

Glyptina sp. (on Croton) - CFP. Long series (over 10 spmns) coll'ed on Croton sp. First host and first distribution records outside of s. TX. Range: c. to s. TX

Kuschelina gibbitarsa (Say) - CM, LBJ, VSL. Found in wet areas. Hosts on mint and germander (Lamiaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Kuschelina laeta (Perbosc) - LBJ. Range: TX-GA, s. to C. Amer.

Kuschelina petaurista (Fabricius) - CM, LBJ. Polyphagous. Range: e. US.

Kuschelina suturella (Say) - BFL. Host unknown. Range: se. US.

Kuschelina sp. EGR 1. EGR. Range: c. to s. TX.

Longitarsus subrufus LeConte Asso. w/ Marbleseed - Onosmodium spp. (Boraginaceae). Range: Rocky Mtns east.

Lysathia ludoviciana (Fall) - LBJ. larvae feed on leaves of Miryophillum (Haloragaceae) and Ludwigia (Onagraceae). Range: se US, Mex.

Margaridisa sp. - BFL. e. NA to ne Mex.

Omophoita cyanipennis octomaculata (Crotch) - DNP, LBJ, VSL. Eight-spotted Flea Beetle. Polyphagous. Mostly in wet areas. Jun-Dec. Range: AZ, TX-KS, FL / Mex. to C. Amer.

Ophraella americana (Fabricius) - LBJ, WB. Hosts on Goldenrod - Solidago spp. (Asteraceae). Range: Rocky Mtns east.

Ophraella communa LeSage - WB. Hosts on Asteraceae. Range: e. US.

Ophraella notulata (Fabricius) - BP. Coll. one spmn as a stray in June. Host: marsh elder - Iva spp. (Asteraceae). Range: e. US.

Phydanis bicolor Horn - LBJ. Hosts on Snakeherb - Dyschoriste linearis (Acanthaceae). Range: c. to w. TX, Mex.

Phyllobrotica circumdata (Say) (=P. discoidea (Fabricius)) - CM. (need photo and det. confirmation.) Rangle: e. US.

Phyllobrotica limbata (Fabricius) - BFL, LBJ. Hosts on Scutellaria spp. (Lamiaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Phyllotreta aeneicollis (Crotch) - DNP. Hosts on Brassicaceae. Range: se US, Great Plains, to NM.

Systena hudsonias (Forster) - DNP, LBJ. Polyphagous. Range: e. N. Amer., to NM.

Syphrea nana (Crotch) - EGR. Host(s) unknown. Range: se US.

Syphrea sp. EGR 1 - WCP, ZNP. Hosts on Mouse Ears - Bernardia myricifolia (Euphorbiaceae). Range: c. to s. TX.

Trirhabda bacharidis (Weber) - CM. Hosts on Baccharis spp. (Asteraceae). Range: TX-FL-ME.

Brachypnoea lecontei (Riley, Clark & Seeno) - BP, CFP, CM, DNP, LBJ, WB, WCP. Apr-May. Great Plains. Hosts on Live Oak.

Brachypnoea texana (Schaeffer) - BP. Very common spring (April) species in the Texas Hill Country on live oak. Range: Texas

Chrysochus auratus (Fabricius) - EGR. Dogbane beetle. Hosts on Apocynum spp. (Apocynaceae). Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Colaspis brownsvillensis Blake - HB. Host: Milkweed vine - Cynanchum (Asclepiadaceae). Range: c. to s. TX

Fidia cana Horn - LBJ. (No BG page). Record needs confirmation.

Fidia texana Schaeffer - EGR. Reported from mustang grapevine - Vitis mustangensis (Vitaceae). Range: TX-OK.

Fidia viticida Walsh - BFL, CM, SEP. May-Jun. Hosts on Vitaceae. Grape Rootworm. Range: e. N. Amer.

Metachroma suturale LeConte - LBJ. Long series coll'ed from Juniperus. Range: c. TX to AZ.

Metaparia clytroides Crotch - EGR. Range: TX, KS.

Metaparia opacicollis (Horn) - HB. Range: NM-TX

Myochrous cyphus Blake - WB, VSL. Range: e. N. Amer. to NM, Mex. (Myochrous sp. denticollis-cyphus Complex)

Paria fragariae Wilcox COMPLEX - BFL. Found one July spmn in the TAMUIC from the BFL. Range: e. N. Amer., CA.

Paria quadriguttata Leconte - CM, VSL. Hosts on willows - Salix spp. Range: Widely dist. across N. Amer.

Rhabdopterus bottimeri Barber - EGR. (No BG page) Range: TX, Mex.

Rhabdopterus sp. - BFL, CM, LBJ, WB. (Four spp. in TX)

Spintherophyta globosa (Olivier) - CM, CFP, DNP, ZNP. Mar-Apr. Polyphagous. Range: Rocky Mtns east.

Tymnes metasternalis (Crotch) - BP, DNP. Mar-May. Reported from variety of hard wood spp. Range: e. US.

Typophorus nigritus viridicyaneus (Crotch) - HB. Asso. w/ Convolvulaceae. Range: e. US. to NM, Mex.

Xanthonia sp. 1 - BP, DNP, LBJ, VSL. Hosts on Elm and Oaks.

Xanthonia sp. 2 - BP, DNP, LBJ, VSL, WB. Hosts on Juniper.

Xanthonia sp. 3 - BP, DNP, WB, WCP. Hosts on Oaks.

Xanthonia sp. 4 - BP, DNP, LBJ, WCP. Hosts on Oaks.

Xanthonia vagans (LeConte) - BP. Hosts on juniper. Range: sw US.

Anomoea flavokansiensis Moldenke - BFL. Hosts on legumes (Fabaceae). May-June. Range: TX-TN-OH-NE

Anomoea laticlavia (Forster) - VSL, WB. Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Anomoea rufifrons mutabilis (Lacordaire) BFL, BP, DNP, LBJ. Uncommon this far north. Asso. w/ legumes (Fabaceae). Range: c. TX to s. Mex.

Babia tetraspilota LeConte - BFL, ELP, WCP. Hosts on Mesquite (Prosopis). Range: CA-TX-NE-WY / Mex.

Babia quadriguttata (Olivier) - BFL. Range: e. N. Amer., to AZ.

Chlamisus foveolatus (Knoch) - BP. One spmn coll. on TX red oak in April. Range: e. N. Amer.

Coleorozena fulvilabris (Jacoby) - BFL, CM, ZNP. Probably hosts on legumes. Range: sw US / Mex.

Coleorozena lecontii (Crotch) - EGR. (No BG page). Range: CA-TX, Mex.

Cryptocephalus arizonensis Schaeffer - BFL, BP. Mostly hosts on oaks. Only one found during BP. Range: AZ-TX.

Cryptocephalus atrofasciatus Jacoby - BP. Hosts on pines. Only one found during BP. Range: AZ-TX, CO.

Cryptocephalus defectus LeConte - DNP at lights. Host unk. Range: Endemic to Texas

Cryptocephalus fulguratus Leconte - BP, CM, DNP, LBJ, VSL. Most common Cryptocephalus during BP. Hosts on oaks. Range: south-central US.

Cryptocephalus guttulatus Olivier - BFL, DNP. Polyphagous. Only one coll. during BP. Range: e. N. Amer.

Cryptocephalus implacidus R. White - VSL. Uncommon. Range: TX-LA-MO-OK

Cryptocephalus leucomelas Suffrian - LBJ, VSL at lights. Hosts on Salicaceae. Range: e. US to AZ, UT

Cryptocephalus mucoreus LeConte - LBJ, WB. On sumac - Rhus. Mar-Apr. Range: TX-KY-KS

Cryptocephalus notatus Fabricius - BP, LBJ, WB, ZNP. Third most commonly coll. Cryptocephalus during BP. Polyphagous. Mar-Jun. Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Cryptocephalus quadruplex Newman - BFL, CFP, WB. Second most commonly coll. Cryptocephalus during BP. Polyphagous. Range: Rocky Mtns, east.

Diachus auratus (Fabricius) - BFL, BP, VSL. Comes to lights. Polyphagous. Only coll. six during BP. Range: throughout N. and S. Amer.

Diachus sp. EGR 1 - (No BG page)

Exema dispar Lacordaire - EGR. Mostly asso. w/ var. Asteraceae. Range: e. N. Amer., to Mex.

Neochlamisus bebbianae (Brown) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer., to AZ.

Griburius lecontii Crotch - HB, LBJ. Range: w, c, s TX-LA

Griburius  n. sp? - BFL, DNP, LBJ. May-July. Range: TX-LA.

Neochlamisus gibbosus (Fabricius) - EGR. Hosts on Rubus spp. (Rosaceae). Range: e. N. Amer., to NM, Mex.

Neochlamisus platani (Brown) - EGR. (No BG page) Range: e. US, to CO.

Neochlamisus velutinus Karren - EGR. asso. w/ legumes (Fabaceae). Range: AZ, TX, Mex.

Neochlamisus sp. - BP, CM, LBJ, VSL, WB. coll. 46 spmns on oaks and cedar elm, Mar-Aug.

Pachybrachis cruentus LeConte - DNP. Range: Endemic to Texas

Pachybrachis diversus Fall - VSL. Range: Great Plains states, FL.

Pachybrachis hepaticus hepaticus (F. E. Melsheimer) - EGR. Range: widely dist, except Pacific NW.

Pachybrachis luridus (Fabricius) - BFL, WB, WCP. Hosts on wild indigo - Baptisia. Range:  e. N. Amer., to AZ.

Pachybrachis morosus Haldeman - WB. Range: e US.

Pachybrachis othonus (Say) - LBJ. Apr-June. Range: e. N. Amer., to AZ.

Pachybrachis pusillus Bowditch - DNP. Range: AZ-TX, Mex.

Pachybrachis subvittatus LeConte - LBJ, WB. Range: TX, (+ a few NM records)

Pachybrachis texanus Bowditch - DNP. Range: c. TX / Mex.

Pachybrachis turbidus LeConte - BP, DNP, LBJ. Range: Great Plains

Pachybrachis vau Fall - TAMUIC spmn. Range: Rockies, Great Plains

Pachybrachis vestigialis Fall - DNP, LBJ, WB. Range: sc. US: TX-AL-AR-NE

Pachybrachis sp. (EGR 136) - BP, ELP, WCP. Range: c. TX

Saxinis sinuata Schaeffer - LBJ, WB. May. Asso. w/ Acacia. Range: AZ, TX.

Smaragdina militaris (LeConte) - BFL, BP, DNP, LBJ. Eleven spmns coll. Apr-May on Oaks and elm. Range: AZ-TX, MO.

Cis creberrimus Mellié - BP. (Second sp. of Cis was also recorded from the BP.) Range: TX, FL, Mex. to S. Amer.

Malacocis brevicollis (Casey) - EGR. Develops in polypores. Range: e. N. Amer.

Octotemnus undescribed sp. - EGR first recorded this exotic sp. in Texas in Travis County in 2003. Develops in polypores. Range: se. US.

Cymatodera balteata LeConte - LBJ, VSL. Range: Texas

Cymatodera sp. - CM. Need photo. (Five spp. recorded from College Station)

Enoclerus analis (Leconte) - CM. Range: sw. US to Mex.

Isohydnocera curtipennis (Newman) - ELMP, LBJ.  Range: e. N. Amer.

Lecontella brunnea (Spinola) - "Austin" (UTIC label data) . Larvae feed on Hymenoptera. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Lecontella sp. - CM. (One sp. in CS)

Neorthopleura texana (Bland) - BFL, DNP, LBJ, VSL. Apr-Sept. Comes to lights. Range: c. to s. Texas.

Phyllobaenus discoideus (LeConte) BP, WB. Uncommon. Range: sw US to Mex.

Phyllobaenus humeralis (Say) - BP, BFL, CM, LBJ, VSL, WB. Common. April-May on oaks. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Phyllobaenus pallipennis (Say) - BP. (Need TX photo) May-Jun on Texas oak. Range: e. N. Amer.

Phyllobaenus unifasciatus (Say) - BP. On live oak. Uncommon. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Gnathoweisea nr. texana Gordon. - BP. (No BG page). Size: 1 mm. Most of the 23 spmns coll. on juniper (20) in May (12). Range: Type Locality: Bell Co., Texas

Microweisea minuta (Casey) - BP. 47 spmns on juniper from Feb. at least to July. (Five spmns on oaks.) Type Locality, Austin Co., not City of Austin. Range: c. to s. Texas.

Brachiacantha bollii Crotch - BP, CM, WB. Range: c. to n. TX, w. LA

Brachiacantha decora Casey - BGD. Range c. TX to S. Amer. / W. Indies.

Brachiacantha quadrillum LeConte - BFL, BP, ELP. Five spmns coll. Jun-Jul on oaks and elm. Type locality: New Braunfels. Range: Texas

Brachiacantha subfasciata Mulsant - BP, LBJ. Range: AZ, c. to s. TX.

Brachiacantha tau LeConte - BFL. One 1976 spmn. Range: Rocky Mtn and Great Plains states.

Diomus terminatus (Say) - BP. Range: e. US.

Diomus sp. - BP. (Second sp., Diomus xanthaspis, recorded from College Station.)

Hyperaspis bigeminata (Randall) - BP, CFP, VSL. Mostly on cedar elm (Ulmaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Hyperaspis inflexa Casey - BP, WB, WCP. 53 spmns on juniper Feb. to Aug. (Four spmns on oaks.) Range: widely scattered locations across N. Amer.

Hyperaspis signata bicentralis Casey - BP, LBJ, UTIC. One spmn on live oak in April. TL: Austin County, not City of Austin. Range: c. TX to OK. (Range of full sp.: e. US.)

Hyperaspis troglodytes Mulsant - CM. One spmn from Camp Mabry. Range: mostly New England to Upper Midwest with a few sc US records.

Hyperaspis wickhami Casey - EGR. "Austin" record likely for Austin Co., not City of Austin. Type locality: Brownsville. Range: c. to s. TX.

Scymnus (Pullus) brullei Mulsant - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Scymnus (Pullus) creperus Mulsant - EGR. Range: e. US to NM-CO.

Scymnus (Pullus) cervicalis Mulsant - BP. One spmn on red oak in Aug. Range: e. US to AZ.

Scymnus (Pullus) compar Casey - BP. Four spmns on juniper Mar-May. Range: e. N. Amer.

Scymnus (Pullus) loewii Mulsant - BP, VSL, WB. Fairly common at lights. Range: across s. US, to S. Amer.

Scymnus (Pullus) louisianae J. Chapin - BP. One spmn on red oak in May. Range: TX-LA, plus other scattered records.

Stethorus sp. - BP. Two spmns found in May. Not recorded for College Station. Five spp. n. of Mex.

Chilocorus cacti  (Linnaeus) - BCG, LBJ. Range: sw. US, LA, FL, south to S. Amer.

Chilocorus stigma (Say) - BP, LBJ, WB. Most commonly coll. arboreal lady beetle in c. TX. Mostly May-July. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer., except w. Coast.

Rodolia cardinalis (Mulsant) - CFP, UTIC. The Vedalia Beetle. Non-native. Start of biocontrol in US. Range: mostly coastal se US states & CA, rare in c. TX.

Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus - BP, LBJ, WB, ZNP. Native to Europe. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Coleomegilla maculata (Degeer) - HB, LBJ. Range: e. N. Amer. (Second subspecies along US-Mexico border.)

Cycloneda munda (Say) - LBJ. Range: e. N. Amer.

Cycloneda sanguinea (Linnaeus) - LBJ. Range: southern US.

Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) - LBJ, WB, VSL, ZNP. Native to Europe. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville - LBJ, WB, VSL. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Neoharmonia v. venusta (Melsheimer) - BCG,  LBJ. Range: e. US. (full sp. ranges to AZ.)

Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant) - DNP, LBJ, VSL. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer., south to S. Amer.

Psyllobora renifer Casey - BP, DNP, LBJ, VAL, ZNP. Range: CA to LA / Mex.

Psyllobora vigintimaculata (Say) - BP. 22 spmns Feb-Aug mostly on oak and elm, but uncommon in c. TX. Range: throughout US and Can.

Sericoderus sp. VSL. Sericoderus lateralis (Gyllenhal) is only sp. reported for College Station. Range: widely dist., cosmopolitan.

Atomaria (Anchicera) lewisi Reitter - BP, DNP. Comes to lights. Rare in arboreal sampling, only coll. one. Range: e. N. Amer., introduced.

Cryptophagus sp. - DNP, VSL at lights. Two spp. recorded at College Station.

Genus A sp. 1 and 2 - BP. (Need photos)
Tenomerga cinereus (Say) - BFL, ELP. Range:  e. N. Amer.

Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus (Say) - BFL, LBJ. Cocklebur Weevil. Range:  e. N. Amer.

Sphenophorus australis Chittenden - BFL. Hosts on cattails - Typha (Typhaceae). Range: e. N. Amer. to CA, Mex.

Sphenophorus blanchardi Chittenden - UTIC. Range: endemic to Texas.

Sphenophorus cariosus (Olivier) - BFL. Hosts on Cyperaceae. Range: e. N. Amer. to C. Amer.

Sphenophorus coesifrons Gyllenhal - BFL. Range: se US to CA

Sphenophorus parvulus Gyllenhal - BFL. Range: e. NA to Rockies

Anthonomus aeneolus Dietz - EGR. Breeds in the buds of nightshade - Solanum spp. (Solanaceae). Range: TX, Mex.

Anthonomus convictus Gates - CFP, DNP. Asso. w/ Hackberry galls. Range: TX, KS, MA, Ont.

Anthonomus decipiens LeConte - LBJ. Larvae develop within the heads of var. Asteraceae. Range: sw US.

Anthonomus faber Dietz - BP, CFP, DNP, LBJ, VSL. Range: endemic to Texas.

Anthonomus fulvus LeConte - BFL, LBJ. Adults on winecups. Range: TX-KS.

Anthonomus grandis Boheman - UTIC. One historical (1990) UTIC spmn of this pest cotton from Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, nc. Austin. Sp. now reportedly extirpated from the US.

Anthonomus ligatus Dietz - LBJ. Range: CA-TX.

Anthonomus quadrigibbus Say - CM. Apple Curculio. Range: throughout N. Amer.

Anthonomus rileyi Clark and Burke - BP. At least Mar-Aug. (but most common in Apr) on juniper. Type Locality: Travis Co./ vic. Cypress Creek. Range: c. TX & w. AR

Lignyodes horridulus (Casey) - DNP. Asso. w/ ash - Fraxinus (Oleaceae). Range: widely dist.

Lignyodes helvolus (LeConte) - VSL. Asso. w/ ash - Fraxinus (Oleaceae). Range: e. N. Amer. to Mex.

Lignyodes adamanteus Clark - DNP. Sept. Breeds in  elbowbush - Forestiera berries (Oleaceae). Range: TX.

Lignyodes varius LeConte - DNP. Breeds in  elbowbush - Forestiera berries (Oleaceae). Range: TX-OK.

Myrmex carinicollis (Horn) - ZNP. Apr-May. Range: Texas.

Myrmex horni Sleeper - BP. 7 spmns coll. Range: Texas

Myrmex laevicollis (Horn) - BP. 1 coll. in Apr. on oak. Range: e. US.

Myrmex myrmex (Herbst) - BP. 3 coll. Apr-May. Range: e. US.

Myrmex scrobicollis (Boheman) - BP, LBJ. 9 spmns March-May on oaks. Range: e. US.

Ochyromera ligustri Warner. BFL, CM. Adventive Ligustrum weevil first coll'ed in c. TX in 2005 at CM. Range: se US.

Orchestes mixtus Blatchley - BP, CM, VSL, WB. Elm Flea Weevil. Four spmns coll. Apr-May on cedar elm. Range: e. US.

Smicronyx corpulentus LeConte - EGR. (No BG page)

Smicronyx quadrifer Casey - DNP, WCP. Adults restricted to parasitic dodders (Cuscuta spp., Cuscutaceae). Range: AZ-FL-MD.

Smicronyx sordidus LeConte - EGR. Hosts on sunflowers - Helianthus (Asteraceae). Range: throughout N. Amer, except se US

Sibinia inermis (Casey) - DNP. common on huisache - Acacia farnesiana (Fabaceae). Range: c. TX to Mex.

Sibinia setosa (LeConte) - EGR. Range: sw US.

Bagous sp. - UTIC. 33 spp. n. of Mex.

Pnigodes setosus LeConte - DNP. One coll'ed at UV lights in January. Range: Great Plains to Rocky Mtns.

Apinocis blandita (Casey) - EGR. Range: s. TX to at least CS.

Apinocis deplanata (Casey) - BP. one spmn coll. on juniper in May. Range: TX-MS-IN-IA

Apinocis validula (Casey) EGR. (No BG page)

Aulobaris sp. BFL. Aulobaris ibis (LeConte) is only sp. reported from College Station.

Baris exigua Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Baris interstitialis (Say) - EGR. Range: throughout N. Amer.

Baris modicella Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Hesperobaris suavis Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Madarellus undulatus (Say) - CM, HB. Range: e. N. Amer.

Odontocorynus salebrosus (Casey) - EGR. Most common member of its genus. Range: Rocky Mtns, east to ME, FL

Pycnobaris pruinosa (LeConte) - BFL. Range: TX-NE-CO.

Sibariops confinis (LeConte) - EGR. Asso. w/ sedges in wetlands. Range: e. N. Amer.

Stethobaris cicatricosa Casey - BFL. Range: C. to S. Texas.

Stethobaris incompta Casey - EGR. Range: se US.

Trepobaris sp. - LBJ. Range: AZ, TX.

Auleutes sp. - CM. Asso. w/ Onagraceae. 8 spp. n. of Mex.

Ceutorhynchus sp. - UTIC. Mainly asso. w/ Cruciferae. 68 widedly dist. spp. n. of Mex.

Cylindrocopturus sp. - BFL, BP, HB at lights. Many spp. asso. w/ var. Asteraceae. (Genus not recorded for College Station)

Acamptus sp. - CM. one spmn in the UTIC. 3 spp. in genus range from e. NA to AZ.

Cossonus sp. - BFL. Adults found under bark of var. tree spp., mostly conifers but also hardwoods. 20 spp. widely dist. n. of Mex.

Tomolips quercicola (Boheman) - CM. Larvae dev. in dead wood of var. tree spp. Range: e. N. Amer.

Acalles costifer LeConte - CM. Range: Texas

Canistes schusteri Casey - EGR. (poor BG images) Range: e. US.

Cophes fallax (LeConte) - CM. Range: e. US.

Cophes obtentus (Herbst) - ERG. Range: e. US, to C. Amer.

Episcirrus brachialis (LeConte) - EGR. Asso. w/ Gum bumelia. Range: AZ, TX.

Eurhoptus pyriformis LeConte - EGR. Found in leaf litter. Range: e. US.

Eurhoptus sordidus (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page) Found in leaf litter. Range: e. US.

Gerstaeckeria knullorum (Sleeper) - BFL. Cactus weevil. Range: AZ, TX.

Gerstaeckeria  sp. LBJ. 

Tyloderma angustulum Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Tyloderma baridium LeConte - DNP. Range: e. US to NM and Mex.

Tyloderma foveolatum (Say) - DNP at lights. Hosts on Oenothera (Onagraceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Listronotus sp. - DNP, LBJ. Seven spp. on College Station list, none ID'ed to sp. Eighty-one spp. n. of Mex.

Achrastenus griseus Horn - EGR. Adults feed only on the buds of the peach, apple and pear trees. Mar-May. Range: Endemic to Texas

Compsus auricephalus (Say) - ZNP - Range: sc US

Epicaerus imbricatus (Say) - EGR, LBJ. Range: e. US.

Epicaerus lepidotus Pierce - CFP, LBJ. Range: c. to s. TX.

Epicaerus texanus Casey - BGD. Range: Endemic to TX.

Mitostylus tenuis Horn - LBJ. Asso. w/ prairie broomweed. Range: TX-OK.

Naupactus peregrinus (Buchanan) - LBJ. introduced pest. Range: se. US.

Omileus epicaeroides Horn - BP, BSG, CM. Hosts on oaks, elms, cherry, others? Range: Texas

Pandeleteius cinereus (Horn) - BCG, CFP, WBP, ZNP. common arcross TX each spring. Hosts in mistletoe. Range: AZ, TX, OK / ne. Mex.

Sitona californius Fåhraeus - BFL, DNP, LBJ. Range: w. N. Amer. to GA.

Thecesternus maculosus Pierce - BFL. Variably-patterend beetle widely dist. across TX. Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) - BFL, DNP. Alfalfa weevil, introduced from Eurasia. Range: throughout N. Amer.

Lixus concavus Say - BFL. Rhubarb Curculio. Range: e. N. Amer.

Lixus merula Suffrian - EGR. (No BG page)

Lixus oregonus Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Lixus scrobicollis Boheman - UTIC. Ragweed weevil. Range: e. US to AZ.

Rhinocyllus conicus (Frölich) - LBJ. Musk Thistle Head Weevil. Introduced to control the musk thistle - Carduus nutans, but also hosts on native thistles. Range: widely dist.

Scaphomorphus quadrilineatus (Chevrolat) - BFL. Rangle: CA-TX.

Laemosaccus sp. CM. Need Photo. (Only sp. reported from College Station is Laemosaccus nephele (Herbst))

Magdalis armicollis (Say) - BFL. Red Elm Bark Weevil. Most commonly coll. arboreal weevil in c. TX. Hosts on cedar elm. Mar-Aug. Range: e. N. Amer.

Magdalis barbita (Say). BP. Black Elm Bark Weevil. 13 spmns coll'ed Mar-May on cedar elm. Range: e. N. Amer.

Magdalis inconspicua Horn - BFL. Range: widely dist.

Magdalis pandura (Say) - BP. 5 spmns coll'ed Apr-May on cedar elm. Range: e. N. Amer.

Chalcodermus collaris Horn. LBJ. Partridge-pea Weevil. Range: e. US to Mex.

Conotrachelus leucophaeatus Fahraeus - BFL, LBJ. Hosts on Mexican prickly poppy - Argemone mexicana. Range: sw US.

Conotrachelus  spp.

Lymantes nadineae Anderson - Tooth Cave. Range: Endemic to caves in c TX (Bexar, Travis and Williamson Counties).

Pheloconus cribricollis (Say) - DNP. Range: e. US.

Cyclorhipidion bodoanum (Reitter) - EGR. Hosts include oak, elm and pecan. Native to Asia. First US record in 1944. Range: e. US, CA-WA.

Dendroctonus terebrans (Olivier) - EGR. Black Turpentine Beetle. Hosts on Pinus spp. (Pinaceae). Range: e. US.

Hypothenemus nr. dissimilis (Zimmermann ) - BP. Need photo. (Nine spp. in Colege Station, including 3 undetermined spp.)

Phloeosinus dentatus (Say) - EGR. Primarily host: eastern redcedar - Juniperus virginiana (Cupressaceae). Range: e. N. Amer.

Phloeosinus scopulorum neomexicanus Blackman - EGR. Host: Juniperus. Range: AZ-TX-CO-UT.

Scolytus schevyrewi Semenov - EGR. Banded Elm Bark Beetle. Elm pest introduced from Asia. Range: Across N. Amer, except se US.

Xyleborinus saxeseni (Ratzeburg) - EGR. This European sp. has long been established in U.S. where is has a wide host range. Range: e. US, CA-WA.

Xyleborus celsus Eichhof - BFL at lights. Range: e. US.

Anthrenus verbasci (Linnaeus) - CM, LBJ, ZNP. Common on flwrs. Introduced ca. 1850. Range: widely dist. Varied Carpet Beetle.

Anthrenus sp. - LBJ.

Cryptorhopalum pruddeni Casey - BP. One record over two summers of arboreal surveys. Range: sw US.

Cryptorhopalum reversum Casey - WCP. Range: NM-TX.

Cryptorhopalum ruficorne LeConte - BP, LBJ. Coll. 4 spmns Mar-May. Range: so. US / Mex.

Cryptorhopalum sp. - CFP, DNP, WB. Note, dets. in this genus are difficult.

Orphilus ater Erichson - BCG. Range: e. N. Amer.

Thaumaglossa americana (Jayne) - BP. Range: endemic to Texas

Trogoderma ornatum (Say) - DNP. Range: e. US.

Trogoderma primum (Jayne) - VSL. Range: TX-OK

Trogoderma sternale Jayne - DNP. Comes to flwrs. Range: sw. US, FL.

Trogoderma sp. TKS: No Rent Cave. (Need photo)

Helichus sp. - AIT. (Need photo)

Pelonomus obscurus LeConte - DNP at lights. Range: e. N. Amer., Mex.

Agabus sp. - AIT. (Need photo)

Celina sp. - DNP.

Copelatus chevrolati Aubé - BFL, DNP. Common year round at lights. Range: e. N. Amer. to CA and Mex.

Copelatus glyphicus (Say) - BFL. Range: e. N. Amer., plus CA-OR.

Coptotomus venustus (Say) - DNP, VSL. Range: e. US to Mex.

Cybister fimbriolatus (Say) - AIT. Range: e. N. Amer. to CA.

Deronectes sp. - AIT.

Desmopachria dispersa (Crotch) - DNP. Range: CA-TX.

Enochrus sp. - CM. College Station list only has the genus listed. 25 spp. n. of Mex.

Heterosternuta diversicornis (Sharp) - DNP. At lights Apr-Jun. Range: TX-KS.

Hydroporus sp. - AIT. (Need photo)

Hygrotus (Coelambus) nubilus (LeConte) - DNP. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Ilybius sp. - AIT. (Need photo)

Laccophilus fasciatus terminalis Sharp - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Laccophilus maculosus Say - AIT, DNP. LBJ. Range:  widely dist.

Laccophilus pictus insignis Sharp - AIT, BP, EGR. Range: c. TX west.

Laccophilus proximus Say - AIT, DNP. Range: Rocky Mtns east.

Laccophilus quadrilineatus (Horn) - DNP. Range: TX-KS.

Liodessus obscurellus (LeConte) - BFL. Range: w. N. Amer. to Mex.

Neoporus dimidiatus (Gemminger and Harold) - DNP, VSL. One of the most common small aquatic beetles at lights in C. TX. Range: Rocky Mtns east.

Neobidessus pulloides Young - EGR. Range: TX to e. Mex.

Oreodytes sp. - AIT. (Need TX photo)

Thermonectus basillaris (Harris) - LBJ, VSL. Range: e. N. Amer. to S. Amer.

Thermonectus marmoratus (Gray) - BP. Range: CA-TX-OK / Mex.

Thermonectus nigrofasciatus (Aube) - LBJ. (Need TX photo). Range: e. US to AZ.

Uvarus lacustris (Say) - DNP. Comes to lights. Range: e. N. Amer.

Uvarus texanus (Sharp) - "Austin" (UTIC label data) Range: TX-OK.

Aeolus livens (LeConte) - EGR. Range: CA-TX, Mex.

Aeolus scutellatus (Schaeffer) - DNP, LBJ. Comes to lights. Range: TX-OK, Mex.

Aeolus sp. - BFL, BP, CM, DNP. All spp. visually similar.

Agrypnus rectangularis (Say) - CM, DNP. Range: e. US.

Alaus lusciosus (Hope) - EGR. Range: AZ-TX-KS / Mex.

Conoderus lividus (De Geer) - CM, WB. Flight begins in June. Range: e. US.

Conoderus aversus (LeConte) - EGR. Range: se. US. to S. Amer.

Conoderus bellus (Say) - BFL, DNP, VSL. Common at lights. Range: e. US. to CA.

Conoderus falli (Lane) - EGR. (No BG page) Adventitious; Crop pest in se US. Range: TX-FL-NC, AZ, CA.

Conoderus lividus (DeGeer) - WB. Range: e. US.

Conoderus vespertinus (Fabricius) - EGR, HB. Range: e. US to AZ, Mex.

Agriotes insanus Candeze - BP, CM, WB. Mar-Apr. asso. w/ oaks. Range: c. US.

Heteroderes amplicollis (Gyllenhal) - BFL. Range: se US, CA, C. to S. Amer.

Heteroderes exsul Sharp - CM, ZNP. Non-native. Range: CA-FL-SC.

Lanelater hayekae Spilman - BFL. Range: TX-KS.

Hadromorphus inflatus (Say) - EGR. Range: Widely dist.

Limonius auripilis (Say) - BFL. Range: e. N. Amer

Limonius griseus (Palisot de Beauvois) - BCG. Range: e. US.

Limonius rudis Brown - EGR. Range: e. US.

Limonius sp. TKS: Cold Cave. (Need photo)

Scaptolenus lecontei Chevrolat - CM. Range: TX / Mex.

Scaptolenus sp. - CM, DNP. (Only sp. recorded from College Station is S. lecontei)

Ampedus fuscatus (Melsheimer) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Ampedus sp. - CM. (Need photo.)

Agriotes insanus Candèze - BP, WB. 45 spmns coll. on oaks during Mar-Apr. Range: e US.

Diplostethus texanus (LeConte) - DNP, WB. Range: AZ-TX-OK, Mex.

Dipropus sp. - CM, LBJ. (Three spp. recorded from College Station, only one of which is determined to sp...)

Glyphonyx bimarginatus Schaeffer - DNP. Range: AZ-FL-NJ

Glyphonyx helix Smith & Balsbaugh - EGR. Range: e. US., to AZ.

Glyphonyx knulli Smith & Balsbaugh - EGR. Range: AZ, TX.

Glyphonyx nanus Smith and Balsbaugh - WB. Range: TX-FL-NH

Glyphonyx sp. BP, CM, TKS: Burton Spring. 70 spmns, mostly on TX red oak and cedar elm in Apr-July. (Three spp. recorded from College Station) 

Melanotus cribriventris Blatchley - EGR. Range: e. US.

Melanotus testaceus (Melsheimer) - BP. On red oak Mar-May. Range: e. US to MT.

Melanotus similis (Kirby) - EGR. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Melanotus sp. - BP, CM, DNP. (Seventeen spp. (!) recorded from College Station.)

Orthostethus infuscatus (Germar) - CM. Range: e. US to S. Amer.

Cardiophorus togatus Horn - CFP, CM, DNP. Type collected by Mr. Belfrage near Waco. Range: endemic to Texas

Horistonotus curiatus (Say) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Cylloepus  sp. - AIT. (Need Photo)

Dubiraphia sp. - AIT. (Need photo)

Heterelmis vulnerata (LeConte) - EGR. Range: TX-KS / Mex.

Hexacylloepus ferrugineus (Horn) - TKS, VSL ?Burton Spring. Comes to lights. Range: AZ-TX-OK, Mex.

Macrelmis shoemakei (Brown) - HB at lights. Range: TX / Mex.

Macrelmis texanus (Schaeffer) - EGR. (Need better photo) Range: NM-TX / Mex.

Microcylloepus pusillus (LeConte) - AIT, KS: Barton Springs; Kretschmarr Salamander Cave. Common throughout streams of the Edwards Plateau. Range: Widely dist.

Neoelmis caesa (LeConte) - AIT. Range: TX-OK.

Stenelmis cheryl Brown - VSL at lights. Range: e. US, Mex.

Stenelmis crenata (Say) - AIT. Range: e. N. Amer.

Stenelmis occidentalis Schmude & Brown - EGR. Range: sw US.

Stenelmis n.sp. - TKS: Kretschmarr Salamander Cave; Stillhouse Spring. Also, Bexar and Medina Counties. (No BG page)

Stenelmis sp. cf. sexlineata Sanderson - TKS: Whirlpool Cave. Posted photo of S. sexlineata

Dacne (Dacne) quadrimaculata (Say) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Ischyrus quadripunctatus (Olivier) - CM. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Languria laeta LeConte - EGR. Range: TX-KS.

Languria mozardi Latreille - CFP, CM. Range: e. US.

Languria trifasciata Say - CM. (need TX pic) Range: e. US.

Megalodacne fasciata (Fabricius) - CM. Range: e. US.

Pseudischyrus extricatus (Crotch) - EGR. Range: se US.

Toramus sp. - VSL. Comes to lights. 5 spp. n. of Mex. 

Triplax festiva Lacordaire - CM. Range: e. US.

Triplax flavicollis Lacordaire - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer. to C. Amer.

Triplax frontalis Horn - BP. Uncommon in select c. TX arboreal sampling, only coll. one. Range: TX-OK.

Triplax thoracica Say - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Triplax wehrlei Boyle - CM. Range: sw US, Mex.

Tritoma atriventris LeConte - EGR. Range: se. US.

Thambus horni Muona - EGR. Range: Scattered state records across eastern N. Amer.

Bolbocerosoma sp. - BFL, DNP at lights. Range: e US.

Bradycinetulus fossatus (Haldeman) - EGR. Range: TX-NE.

Geotrupes (Geohowdenius) opacus Haldeman - BFL. Range: c. US

Dineutus assimilis (Kirby) - EGR. Range: se US.

Dineutus carolinus LeConte - EGR. Range: se US, Mex.

Dineutus sp. - DNP at lights.

Gyrinus sp. - DNP. Uncommon at lights. (Gyrinus sp. is the only taxon listed for this genus from College Station.)

Haliplus punctatus Aube - AIT. (No BG page) Range: e. US.

Haliplus tumidus LeConte - AIT. Range: Texas (+?)

Peltodytes festivus (Wehncke) - SKJ.  Range: Endemic to Central Texas.

Peltodytes litoralis Matheson - EGR.

Peltodytes sexmaculatus Roberts - DNP. Probably the most common sp. in TX. Range: e. N. Amer.

Peltodytes sp. - CM. (Two spp. recorded for College Station).

Heterocerus intermuralis Pacheco - DNP. Range: TX-LA.

Heterocerus pallidus (Say) - EGR. Range: AZ-MS-NY-AB.

Heterocerus texanus (Pacheco) - DNP, VSL. Common at lights. Type Locality: Sabinal, Uvalde Co. Range: Texas

Tropicus pusillus (Say) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer. w. to CA, s. to Panama.

Bacanius punctiformis (LeConte) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Euspilotus sp. CM. (Four spp. of Euspilotus recorded from College Station)

Hister rotundus Casey - EGR. (Need BG page)

Hister lagoi Caterino - EGR. (Need BG page)

Hister sp. - CM. (Four spp. of Hister recorded from College Station)

Iliotona cacti (LeConte) - BFL. Range: CA-TX

Pinaxister setiger (LeConte) - EGR. Range: se US.

Saprinus sp. - BFL. Saprinus lugens Erichson is the only sp. recorded for College Station. Nine spp. n. of Mex.

Hybosorus illigeri Reiche - DNP, VSL. Fairly common at lights May-Sept. Range: se US to CA. Non-native.
Gymnochthebius fossatus (LeConte) - DNP. one at lights in January(!). Resemblies a small hydrophiloid, such as Hydrochus sp. Range: AZ-TX-KS, FL, s. to S. Amer.

Berosus exiguus (Say) - DNP. At lights. Range: e. US, W. Indies.

Berosus peregrinus (Herbst) - AIT. Range:  e. N. Amer.

Berosus pugnax LeConte - DNP. At lights. Range: e. US.

Berosus spp. DNP, HB, VSL. Common at lights. Five spp. on College Station list.

Cryptopleurum sp. DNP. (Tentative ID). one coll'ed at lights in January. 5 Nearctic spp. Genus not on CS list.

Cymbiodyta fimbriata Melsheimer - TKS: Balcones Sink. (No BG page)

Cymbiodyta sp. - CM. Three spp. in c. TX per AIT.

Enochrus fimbriatus (Melsheimer) - AIT.  (No BG page)

Enochrus hamiltoni (Horn) - AIT. (Need TX photo) Range: throughout N. Amer.

Enochrus ochraceus (Melsheimer) - AIT. (Need TX photo) One of the most common water beetles in FL. Range: throughout US, s. to C. Amer.

Enochrus pygmaeus (Fabricius) - AIT. (Need TX photo) Range: e. N. Amer. to CA, Mex.

Enochrus sayi Gunderson - AIT. (Need TX photo) Range: e. US.

Enochrus sp. - CM, DNP.

Helochares maculicollis Mulsant - AIT. (Need TX photo) Range: e. US.

Helophorus linearis LeConte - AIT. (Need TX photo) Range: throughout N. Amer. and Mex.

Helophorus sp. DNP. At lights.

Hydrophilus triangularis Say - AIT. Range: throughout US, Can.

Paracymus confusus Wooldridge - AIT. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer, execpt for ne. N. Amer.

Paracymus sp. - DNP, VSL. freq. at lights. At least three spp. in TX, P. confusus is apparently most common sp. in c. TX

Phaenonotum exstriatum (Say) - EGR. Range: e. US, to AZ, s. to C. Amer.

Phaenonotum sp. - TKS: Other Spring. (Need photo)

Tropisternus collaris (Fabricius) - DNP. Range: e. US to AZ and S. Amer.

Tropisternus lateralis (Fabricius) - CM, DNP. Range: e. US.

Charaphloeus adustus (LeConte) BP. One spmn coll. in Feb. on live oak. Range: se. US.

Charaphloeus convexulus (LeConte) - BP. One spmn coll. in Feb. on TX red oak. Range: se. N. Amer.

Laemophloeus apache Thomas - VSL at lights. Range: AZ to c. TX.

Laemophloeus biguttatus (Say) - BFL at lights. Range: e NA, to AZ.

Laemophloeus terminalis Casey - BFL, DNP, VSL at lights. Range: Texas

Rhabdophloeus horni (Casey) - HB at lights. Range: AZ, TX, FL

Photinus concisus Lloyd - BFL, BP, WB. May-June. Range: Endemic to the Edwards Plateau

Photinus dimissus LeConte - Range: s. TX to s. OK (Lloyd, 1966)

Photinus pyralis (Linnaeus) - EGR. Flies mostly: June-July. Range: e. US.

Photuris sp. - UTIC.

Pyractomena punctiventris (LeConte) - BFL. Range: endemic to e., c. & s. Texas.

Pyropyga minuta (LeConte) - CM. Range: se US to C. Amer.

Cartodere constrictus (Gyllenhal) - EGR. Native to Eurasia. Range: cosmopolitan.

Corticarina cavicollis (Mannerheim) - BP, WB. 4 spmns coll'ed during BP. Range: widely dist.

Corticarina longipennis (LeConte) - BP. 3 spmns coll'ed during BP. Range: e. US.

Melanophthalma (Cortilena) simplex (LeConte) - BP, CFP, DNP. (Dets tentative) Five spmns coll'ed during BP. Range: se. US to CA.

Melanophthalma sp. 1 - BP. 2 spmns coll'ed during BP.

Melanophthalma sp. 2 - BP. 70 spmns (over half of total for family) coll'ed Mar-July.

Colon sp. - DNP. Four spp. on the College Station list.

Ptomaphagus cavernicola Schwarz - TKS: Jack's Joint; Tooth Cave; Trapjaw Sink; Watt Cave. Range e. US, Mex.

Ptomaphagus texanus Melander - EGR. (No BG page)

Eulimnichus ater (LeConte) - DNP. Range: e. US, s. to S. Amer.

Limnichites punctatus (LeConte) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Lucanus elaphus Fabricius - TAMUIC. rare throughout e. TX, this c. TX record requires confirmation. Range: e. US

Lutrochus luteus LeConte - EGR. Range: NM-TX-OK.

Calochromus perfacetus (Say) - EGR. Range: e. US to NM.

Lycus (Neolycus) fernandezi Duges - EGR, LBJ. Range: AZ-TX / Mex.

Plateros coccinicollis Fall - WCP. collected sweeping. Range: AZ-CO-TX

Osphya varians (LeConte) - BCG, BP, VSL, WCP, ZNP.  Fairly common on oaks in April, 21 spmns coll. Range: e. N. Amer.

Symphora flavicollis (Haldeman) - BP, DNP, ZNP. Fairly common arboreally in April. Range: e. N. Amer.

Symphora rugosa Haldeman - BP, ELP, WB. Twenty-four spmns coll. mostly Apr-May during BP. Range: e. US.

Epicauta (Macrobasis) albida (Say) - EGR. Range: sw US.

Epicauta fabricii (LeConte) - WB - Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Epicauta immaculata (Say) - EGR. Range: AZ-OH

Epicauta valida (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page)

Epicauta atrata (Fabricius) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Epicauta brunnea Werner - EGR. Range: sw US

Epicauta callosa LeConte - EGR. Range: Great Plains states.

Epicauta conferta (Say) - EGR. Range: TX-MO-KS

Epicauta maculata (Say) - EGR. Range: w. US.

Epicauta nigritarsis (LeConte) - HB, LBJ, WB. Range: sw US, Mex.

Epicauta pensylvanica (De Geer) - CM, LBJ. Range: e. N. Amer. to sw.

Epicauta sericans LeConte - EGR. Range: w. US.

Epicauta temexa Adams & Selander - BFL. Range: TX, Mex.

Lytta fulvipennis LeConte -  BGD: 'Austin' Adults feed on pricklypoppy - Argemone (Papaveraceae). Range: TX-CO, Mex.

Lytta aenea Say - EGR. Range: e. US.

Meloe americanus Leach - EGR. Range: e. US.

Pyrota deceptiva Selander - DNP at lights. Range: TX-OK. ne. Mex.

Pyrota insulata (LeConte) - EGR, LBJ. Range: TX to WY / Mex

Pyrota tenuicostatis (Dugès) - EGR, LBJ. Range: c. TX / Mex

Gnathium francilloni Kirby - EGR. Range: se US to AZ.

Nemognatha explanata Enns - EGR. (No BG page)

Nemognatha lurida LeConte - EGR. Range: sw US.

Nemognatha piazata bicolor LeConte- EGR. Range: Great Plains to s. TX

Zonitis cribricollis (LeConte) - BFL. Range: se US to AZ

Zonitis perforata Casey - EGR. Range: s. Great Plains

Attalus circumscriptus (Say) - BP. Mostly (22 of 33 spmns) coll. in April on live oak. Range: e. US, w. to AZ.

Attalus nr. nigripes Horn - BP. coll. 10 Apr-Jun, no tree preference. Range: AZ-TX-SD-CO, SON, Mex.

Attalus rufiventris Horn - BP, LBJ, WB. Seven spmns coll. in April on BP. Range: e. US to AZ.

Attalus scapularis Marshall - BP. Rare. Only coll. one in June on red oak. Type Locality: Brownsville, Cameron Co. Range: c. to s. Texas.

Attalus scincetus (Say) - BP, VSL, ZNP. Most commonly coll. arboreal melyrid in c. TX. 39 spmns coll., mostly Mar-Apr on oaks. Range: e. US to ne. Mex.

Attalus sp. - WCP. With pale legs, not like any of the above app.

Collops balteatus LeConte - UTIC. Range: TX-MS, OK

Melyrodes basalis (LeConte) - BP VSL, WB. Six spmns coll. on red oak, Mar-Apr. Range: TX-FL-GA

Melyrodes cribrata (LeConte) - BP, WB. Only collected one spmn on red oak in April during BP. Range: e. US.

Hypebaeus (=Pseudebaeus) sp. - BP. coll 2 spmns. (Two spp. on CS list, neither ID'ed to sp. Four spp. n. of Mex.)

Trichochrous sp. - BP, ELP, WB, WCP. 17 spmns coll., mostly on TX red oak in March. Western ranging genus.

Four additional spmns collected during the BP were not ID'ed past genus A sp. 1 and sp. 2.

Hesperobaenus rufipes LeConte - EGR. Found under bark of oaks. Range: se US.

Monotoma sp. - DNP. Only Monotoma johnsoni Bousquet & Laplante reported for College Station.

Glipa hilaris (Say) - BFL, CM. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. two spmns in June. Range: e. US.

Hoshihananomia octopunctata (Fabricius) - CM, LBJ. Jun-Jul. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordella atrata Melsheimer - BFL, WB, WCP. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 4 spmns Jun-Jul. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordella insulata LeConte - BP. Coll. 3 spmns May-Jun. Range: TX-KS, AL.

Mordella marginata Melsheimer - BFL, BP, CM, LBJ, WB. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 5 spmns May-July. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordella mexicana (Champion) - BFL, CM, LBJ. May-Jun. Range: c. TX / Mex.

Mordella signata Champion - BFL. Range: AZ-TX / s. to C. Amer.

Mordellaria serval (Say) - BFL. (Need TX photo) Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 2 spmns in early Aug. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordellaria undulata (Melsheimer) - BP. (No BG page). One coll. in July on TX red oak. Range: e. N. Amer.

Paramordellaria carinata (Smith) - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 64 spmns May-July. Range: TX-LA, FL.

Falsomordellistena hebraica (LeConte) - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 51 spmns Apr-July. Range: e. US, w. to AZ.

Falsomordellistena pubescens (Fabricius) - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 4 spmns May-Aug. Range: e. US.

Glipostenoda ambusta (LeConte) - BFL, BP. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 3 spmns May-June. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Mordellina ancilla (LeConte) - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 150 spmns Apr-Sept. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordellina blatchleyi (Liljeblad) - BFL, BP. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 66 spmns Apr-Aug. Range: e. US.

Mordellina infima (LeConte) - BFL, BP. 1 spmn coll. on cedar elm in April. One at BFL in late Aug. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordellina lecontei (Ermisch) - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 1 spmn end of June. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordellina minutalis (Liljeblad) - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 2 spmns June. TL: CA. Range: sw US (?)

Mordellina pustulata (Melsheimer) - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 52 spmns Mar-May. Range: e. N. Amer. to CA.

Mordellina semiusta (LeConte) - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 4 spmns May-June. Range: ?

Mordellina testacea (Blatchley) - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 18 spmns coll. Apr-July. Range: e. US.

Mordellina wickhami (Liljeblad) - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 10 spmns coll. Apr-June. TL: UT. Range: w. US (?)

Mordellistena arida LeConte - BFL, BP. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 22 spmns Apr-July. Range: e. US to AZ.

Mordellistena aspersa (Melsheimer) - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 18 spmns Apr-June. Range: widely dist.

Mordellistena bicinctella LeConte - BP. (No BG page). 29 spmns coll. Apr-May on TX red oak. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordellistena cervicalis LeConte - BFL, DNP, LBJ, WCP. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 3 spmns Apr-June. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordellistena convicta LeConte - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 111 spmns Mar-June. Range: e. N. Amer. to NM.

Mordellistena crinita Liljeblad - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 20 spmns Apr-June. TL: Columbus, TX. Range: 

Mordellistena ferruginoides Smith - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 1 spmn June. Range: ?

Mordellistena fulvicollis (Melsheimer) - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 3 spmns May. Range: e. US.

Mordellistena limbalis (Melsheimer) - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 21 spmns May-June. Range: e. N. Amer.

Mordellistena masoni Liljeblad - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 1 spmn in June. Range: e. US.

Mordellistena morula LeConte - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 6 spmns Apr-May. Range: e. US.

Mordellistena nubila (LeConte) - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 1 spmn May. TL: San Diego, CA. Range: sw. US. (?)

Mordellistena pallens Fall - BP. (No BG page). 2 spmns coll. in May on TX red oak. Range: NM-TX.

Mordellistena pauxilla Liljeblad - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 4 spmns Mar-May, Nov. TL: ILL. Range: e. US. (?)

Mordellistena pratensis Smith - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 11 spmns Mar-May. Range: ?

Mordellistena rubrifascia Liljeblad - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 1 spmn May. Range: e. US.

Mordellistena sexnotata Dury - BP. Common on Texas red oak (Q. buckleyi) in May. Range: s. US. (Even though noted mordellid expert J.A. Jackman determined the spmns collected for my thesis (Quinn 2000), I suspect what we found was actually Mordellistena trifasciata (Say), which is what Riley reports for College Station.)

Mordellistena splendens Smith - BFL, BP. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 64 spmns Apr-July. Range: e. US.

Mordellistena subfuscus Liljeblad - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 4 spmns Apr-July. Range: ?

Mordellistena trifasciata (Say) - BFL. Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 21 spmns May-July, Sept. Range: e. US.

Mordellistena vapida LeConte - BFL, BP. Quinn (2000) coll. 2 spmns on oaks, May-June. Range: e. US.

Mordellistena wenzeli Liljeblad - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 7 spmns May-June. Range: se. US.

Pseudotolida arida (LeConte) - BFL. (No BG page). Jackman and Nelson (1995) coll. 22 spmns Apr-June. Range: e. US.

Pseudotolida lutea (Melsheimer) - BP. (Need TX photo) 4 spmns coll. on oaks Apr-June. Range: e. US.

Litargus sexpunctatus (Say) - BFL, DNP at lights. Range: e. US

Mycetophagus serrulatus Casey - BGD. Range: e. NA.

Typhaea stercorea (Linnaeus) - DNP at lights. Range: e. US to CA.

Aethina tumida Murray - ZNP at lights. Small Hive Beetle. Range: e. US, non-native.

Amphicrossus ciliatus (Olivier) - WB. Range: e. N. Amer. to C. Amer.

Carpophilus freemani Dobson - DNP. Comes to lights. Range: e. US.

Carpophilus hemipterus (Linnaeus) - EGR. Range: cosmopolitan, native to tropical Asia.

Colopterus maculatus (Erichson) - VSL at lights. Range: e. US. to AZ.

Conotelus sp. - LBJ.  (Need TX photo). Two to three spp. in TX.

Cryptarcha concinna Melsheimer - DNP, VSL. This is a variable sp. Range: widely dist.

Cryptarcha strigatula (Fabricius) - VSL. This is a variable sp. Range e. US.

Cybocephalus californicus Horn - BP(EGR).  A few of these tiny (~1 mm) black beetles found each month (Mar-Aug) on juniper. Range: CA-TX.

Lobiopa insularis (Laporte) - DNP. Range: se. US. to A. Amer.

Lobiopa undulata (Say) - DNP. Range: e. N. Amer. to Mex.

Omosita nearctica Kirejtshuk - DNP. Range: widely dist.

Stelidota coenosa Erichson - VSL. Range: e. US to AZ and S. Amer.

Stelidota sp. - CM, TKS: Brodie Sink. Three spp. of Stelidota reported for College Station.

Nosodendron unicolor Say - CM. Range: e. N. Amer.

Hydrocanthus - DNP. comes to lights.  Apparently, three spp. in TX, but the most common c. TX sp. appears to be Hydrocanthus atripennis Say

"Ochodaeus" sp. - CM. Need photo. (Only member of family reported for College Station is the following sp.)

Parochodaeus biarmatus (LeConte) - BGD: "Austin" Range: sw US / Mex.

Heliocis repanda (Horn) - BP, CM, LBJ, WB. Apr-May. Range: AZ-FL-MD-UT

Oxacis cana (LeConte) - SEP. Range: AZ-TX / Mex.

Oxycopis mimetica (Horn) - LBJ. Range: e. US.

Polypria cruxrufa Chevrolat - BFL. Range: c. TX to C. Amer.

Sparedrus aspersus (LeConte) - BFL, CM, DNP. Comes to lights Mar-Apr. Range: TX / Mex.

Taphroscelidia linearis (LeConte) - CM, ZNP. Range: TX-FL-GA / Mex.

Acylomus abjectus Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Acylomus calcaratus Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Litochrus pulchellus (LeConte) - EGR. size: ~1.5 mm. Range: TX-FL

Phalacropsis dispar (LeConate) - BP. Four spmns coll. on oaks. Range: western mountainous states.

Phalacrus sp. - DNP, HB. Asso. w. oaks, comes to lights. Not reported below genus for College Station.

Stilbus apicalis (Melsheimer) - DNP. Range:

Stilbus modestus Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Stilbus viduus Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Distremocephalus sp. - CM. (Probably D. texanus (LeConte) which occurs in Bastrop SP.)

Phengodes frontalis LeConte - CM. (All BG images just ID'ed to genus).

Psephenus texanus Brown and Arrington - AIT. In clear streams. Range: c. to w. TX, ne. Mex.
Sandalus sp. CM, DNP. (Possibly S. niger Knoch) Cicada Parasite.
Macrosiagon limbata (Fabricius) - EGR. Range: e. US, to S. Amer.

Aphodius (Alloblackburneus) rubeolus Palisot de Beauvois - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer., to Mex.

Aphodius (Blackburneus) stercorosus Melsheimer - EGR. Comes to lights. Range: e. N. Amer.

Aphodius (Calamosternus) granarius (Linnaeus) - EGR. Highly polyphagous, compost, debris, etc. Introduced from Europe. Range: Cosmopolitan.

Aphodius (Haroldiellus) sallei Harold - EGR. Comes to lights. Range: TX, to C. Amer.

Aphodius (Irrasinus) stupidus Horn - EGR. Range: se. US.

Aphodius (Labarrus) pseudolividus Balthasar - DNP, VSL. Common at lights Mar-Oct. Feeds on a var. of dung. Native to S. Amer. Range: e. US, to CA.

Aphodius (Lechorodius) lutulentus Haldeman - EGR. Prefers deer dung. Winter, Spring active. Range: e. N. Amer.

Aphodius (Melinopterus) femoralis Say - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Aphodius (Oscarinus) bottimeri Cartwright - DBS. Range: Endemic to the Edwards Plateau of c. TX.

Aphodius (Oscarinus) texensis Cartwright - EGR. (No BG page)

Aphodius (Oscarinus) welderi Gordon and Skelley - DNP. Feb-Apr. Feeds on deer dung. Type Locality: Welder Wildlife Refuge. Range: c. to s. Texas

Aphodius (Pardalosus) sayi Gordon & Skelley - EGR. (No BG page)

Aphodius (Pardalosus) serval Say - EGR. Range: e. US.

Aphodius (Pardalosus) bicolor Say - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Ataenius cognatus (LeConte) - EGR. Range: CA-MS-IN-KS / ne. Mex.

Ataenius hesperius Cartwright - EGR. Literature record, needs confirmation. Life history unknown. Range: mostly: CA-TX, scattered records in surrounding states.

Ateuchus histeroides Weber - CM. Range: TX-FL-NJ

Ataenius inquisitus Horn - EGR. Range: widely dist. across Texas, plus se AZ.

Ataenius platensis (Blanchard) - DNP, VSL. Common at lights in disturbed areas. Range: e. US to CA, south to S. Amer.

Ataenius setiger (=pseudohirsutus) Bates - EGR. Range: nr. Dallas, s. to Mex.

Ataenius puncticollis (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page) Range: AZ-TX, CO (1)

Ataenius punctifrons Cartwright - EGR. (No BG page) Range: AZ-LA-OH-ND

Ataenius spretulus (Haldeman) - EGR. Black Turfgrass Ataenius. Range: e. N. Amer, plus scattered western records.

Ataenius strigatus (Say) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer., plus scattered records further west. Most common in northeast.

Ataenius texanus Harold - EGR. (No BG page) Range: widely dist. in TX.

Martineziana dutertrei (Chalumeau) - BFL, WB. Asso. w/ red imported fire ant. Range: se US. Native to S. Amer.

Neopsammodius werneri (Cartwright) - EGR. Range: TX, to C. Amer.

Ateuchus texanus (Robinson) - EGR. Range: c. TX, Mex.

Canthon cyanellus LeConte - DBS.

Canthon imitator Brown - EGR. Range: sw US.

Canthon viridis (Beauvois) - CM, DBS. Frequently uses dog feces. Range: e. N. Amer. to Mex.

Pseudocanthon perplexus (LeConte) - CM, DBS. Frequently uses dog feces. Range: e. N. Amer. to AZ.

Digitonthophagus (=Onthophagus) gazella (Fabricius) - CM, DNP, LBJ. Range: se. US to AZ, s. to S. Amer.

Onthophagus alluvius Howden and Cartwright - CM. Range: c. TX to C. Amer.

Onthophagus hecate (Panzer) - CM. Range: e. N. Amer. to NM.

Onthophagus knausi Brown - EGR. Range: Great Plains states.

Onthophagus medorensis Brown - EGR. Range: TX-LA-AR-KS.

Onthophagus pennsylvanicus Harold - DNP. Under dog feces. Range: e. N. Amer., to WY.

Phanaeus difformis LeConte - EGR. Range: south-central US, Mex.

Phanaeus triangularis texensis Edmonds - EGR, LBJ. Range: TX-OK, Mex.

Phanaeus vindex Macleay - EGR. Range: e. US to AZ, Mex.

Diplotaxis belfragei Fall - EGR. (No BG page) Range: AZ-TX-OK-CO, Mex.

Diplotaxis frondicola (Say) - EGR. Range: e. US.

Diplotaxis maura Fall - EGR. (No BG page) Range: NM-TX, Mex.

Diplotaxis mentalis Fall - EGR. (Need TX photo). Has basally ridged clypeus. Range: AZ-TX-CO-UT / nc. Mex.

Diplotaxis puberula LeConte - EGR. Range: TX-LA, ne. Mex.

Diplotaxis punctipennis LeConte - EGR. (No BG page) Range: restricted to southern TX.

Diplotaxis texana LeConte - EGR. (No BG page) Range: Endemic from w. to c. TX.

Diplotaxis thoracica Fall - EGR. Range: NM-TX-KS / ne. Mex.

Diplotaxis sp. - CM, DNP, VSL, WB, ZNP.

Phyllophaga (Listrochelus) macmurryi Saylor - EGR. (No BG page)

Phyllophaga (Listrochelus) mucorea (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page)

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) calceata (LeConte) - EGR. Host families: elm, walnut, willow. Range: se. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) congrua (LeConte) - EGR. Common. Range: c. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) corrosa (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page) Not common. Range: e. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) crassissima (Blanchard) - EGR. Can be a crop pest. Range: c. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) crenulata (Frölich) - EGR. Common hairy sp. Range: e. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) cribrosa (LeConte) - EGR. Hosts on grass. Often a serious crop pest. Range: NM-TX-OK.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) crinita (Burmeister) - CM, EGR. Range: throughout TX, also: NM-AL, OK.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) farcta (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page) Host family: Elm. Not abundant. Range: sc. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) hirtiventris (Horn) - EGR. Range: c. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) ignava (Horn) - CM, EGR, WB. Range: west, central to south TX, AZ.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) micans (Knoch) - EGR. Range: c. TX to e. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) profunda (Blanchard) - EGR. Can be common. Range: sc. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) prunina (LeConte) - EGR. Range: e. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) rubiginosa (LeConte) - CM, DNP, EGR, LBJ. Range: throughout TX, n. to KS.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) sodalis Reinhard - EGR. (No BG page) Not common. Range: TX-OK.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) submucida (LeConte) - EGR. Hosts on Big Bluestem in KS. Range: sc. US.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) suttonana Reinhard - CM. (No BG page). Part of the Phyllophaga tristis Complex. Range: c. to w. TX.

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) torta (LeConte) - CM, EGR. Range: widely dist. in TX, w. to NM.

Phyllophaga (Tostegoptera) lanceolata (Say) - EGR, McKinney Falls SP. Females flightless. Unlike most Phyllophaga, adults are diurnal. Range: Great Plains states.

Pelidnota punctata (Linnaeus) - EGR. Adults feed on grape - Vitis sp. Range: e. N. Amer.

Popillia japonica Newman - EGR. The Japanese beetle. Non-native. Considered established in Travis Co. Range: e. N. Amer. to CO, CA. 

Strigoderma arbicola (Fabricius) - HB, LBJ. Range: e. US.

Cyclocephala sp. - CM, DNP, LBJ, VSL. (Two spp. recorded from College Station)

Dynastes tityus (Linnaeus) - EGR. Eastern Hercules Beetle. Adults and larvae found in rotting wood. Adults come to lights. Range se. US, to S. Amer.

Phileurus valgus (Linnaeus) - EGR, LBJ. Adults and larvae found in rotting wood. Adults come to lights. Range se. US, to S. Amer.

Strategus aloeus (Linnaeus) - EGR, LBJ, VSL. Comes to lights. Larvae develop in compost piles. Most common Strategus sp. in TX. Range: AZ-GA, to S. Amer.

Cotinis nitida (Linnaeus) - BFL, LBJ. Range: e. US.

Cremastocheilus (Cremastocheilus) retractus LeConte - EGR. Literature record. Range: CO-TX-AR-IA

Cremastocheilus (Myrmecotonus) mexicanus Schaum - EGR. Literature record. Range: sw. US, Mex.

Euphoria devulsa Horn - EGR. Uncommon. Range: n. to s. TX (+ one NM record)

Euphoria inda (Linnaeus) - LBJ, UTIC. Uncommon. Range: widely dist. across N. Amer.

Euphoria fulgida (Fabricius) - BFL, SEP. Uncommon. Comes in multiple color forms. Range: c., nw., and w. TX.

Euphoria kernii Haldeman - LBJ, SEP, VSL, WB, WCP. Variable. Common on flowers Apr-Jun. Range: NM-TX-NE-CO

Euphoria sepulcralis (Fabricius) - EGR, LBJ. Comes in two color forms, both present in Travis Co. Range: e. US, Mex.

Gymnetis caseyi (Antonie) - CM. Variable pattern. Comes to baits. Range: Dallas south to ne. Mex., also LA.

Trichiotinus texanus (Horn) - BFL, LBJ. Range: NM-LA-KS / Mex.

Trigonopeltastes delta (Forster) - BCG, CM. May-July Range: e. US.

Contacyphon sp. - BFL, BP, VSL. Two spp. on CS list, neither ID'ed to sp. Range: e. NA.

Elodes pulchella Guerin-Meneville - CM, DNP. Range: e. N. Amer.

Scirtes orbiculatus (Fabricius) - HB, VSL, ZNP. Comes to lights. Highly variable. Range: e. N. Amer.

Sacodes pulchella (Guerin-Meneville) - DNP. at lights. Range: e. N. Amer.

Allopoda sp. - BP, LBJ, VSL. Twelve coll. Apr-May on BP. Genus without further det. is on CS list.

Canifa sp. BP, WB. 24 spmns coll. Mar-May. Four US spp. of Canifa.

Diclidia sp. - BP, VSL, WCP. Not on CS list.

Scraptia sp. BP. ELP, WB, WCP. Six spmns coll. May-June. Two US spp. of Scraptia.

Nicrophorus marginatus Fabricius - CM. Range: w. US

Oiceoptoma rugulosum (Portevin) - BFL. Coll. under a dead possum. Range: e. US.

Omalium cribrum Fauvel - DNP. One spmn coll'ed at UV light in January. Range: e. US.

Batrisodes (Babnormodes) unicornis (Casey) - EGR, TKS: Airman’s Cave; Bandit Cave; Bee Creek Cave; Cave X; Get Down Cave; Ireland's Cave; LaCrosse Cave; Pickle Pit; Weldon Cave. (No BG page)

Batrisodes (Excavodes) clypeonotus (Brendel) - TKS: Jest John Cave. Also in Menard Co. (No BG page)

Batrisodes (Excavodes) reyesi Chandler - EGR, TKS: Armadillo Ranch Sink; Ceiling Slot Cave; GCWA Cave; Moss Pit; Yellow Berry Cave. Type Locality: Burnet County: Fenceline Sink. (No BG page)

Biblioplectus sp. nr ruficeps LeConte - TKS: Three-Holer Cave. Also in one Williamson Co. cave. (No BG page)

Brachygluta infinita (Casey) - EGR. (No BG page)

Reichenbachia gracilicornis (Casey) - EGR. (No BG page)

Rhexius stephani Chandler - TKS: Tardus Hole. Also in Coryell Co. (No BG page)

Texamaurops reddelli Barr and Steeves - TKS. Endangered Species. "Kretschmarr Cave Mold Beetle" Range: Amber Cave; Japygid Cave; Kretschmarr Cave; M.W.A. Cave; Stovepipe Cave; Tooth Cave.

Tmesiphorus costalis LeConte - EGR, TKS: Big Oak Cave; Tooth Cave; Twin Dig Pit; Twisted Elm Cave. Range: e. N. Amer.

Trimioarcus musamator Chandler - TKS: Type Locality: Travis County: Twin Dig Pit. Also in Moss Pit. (No BG page)

Coproporus rutilus (Erichson) - EGR, Comes to lights. Range: TX-FL, Mex. to S. Amer.

Sepedophilus debilis (Casey) - EGR. (No BG page)

Aleochara (Coprochara) bimaculata Gravenhorst - EGR. (No BG page)

Aleochara (Coprochara) notula Erichson - EGR. (No BG page)

Tinotus coelebs Casey

Tinotus parvicornis Casey

Alisalia antennalis Casey

Alisalia austiniana Casey < === ???

Gyronycha texana Casey

Gyronycha valens Casey

Oligota texana Casey

Thecturota capito Casey

Thecturota laticeps Casey

Acrotona (Colpodota) austiniana (Casey) < === ???

Micrearota definita (Casey)

Aleodorus partitus (LeConte) - EGR. (No BG page)

Falagria dissecta Erichson - EGR. Range: transcontinental.

Microdonia laticollis (Brues) - EGR. (No BG page)

Microdonia nitidiventris (Brues) - EGR. Asso. with Neivamyrmex army ants. Range: AZ, TX, KS, FL / Costa Rica

Microdonia occipitalis Casey

Anotylus sp. - DNP. One at lights in January. 18 spp. n. of Mex. Anotylus insignitus (Gravenhorst) is only sp. on College Station list.

Apocellus sp. - VSL. One at lights in Oct. 9 spp. n. of Mex. Apocellus sphaericollis (Say) is the only sp. on the CS list.

Carpelimus sp. - DNP. One at lights in January. 79 spp. (in need of revision) n. of Mex. 14 spp. on the CS list.

Chevrolatia amoena LeConte - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Euconnus (Napochus) repugnans (Casey) - EGR. (No BG page)

Euconnus (Napochus) sp. - DNP. at lights.

Microscydmus sp. 1 - EGR.

Scydmaenus sculpticeps Casey - EGR. (No BG page)

Orus (Leucorus) rubens (Casey) - EGR. (No BG page)

Pinophilus parcus LeConte - EGR. Range: e. US, w. to AZ, Mex.

Philonthus rufulus Horn - DNP. Common at lights. Range: widely dist.

Lobrathium sp. DNP, VSL. Seven morpho spp. of Lobrathium reported from College Station.

Lissohypnus texanus Casey - EGR. Range: TX-LA

Belonuchus aphaobius Smetana - EGR. (No BG page)

Flohria subcoerulea (LeConte) - LBJ. Rare. Range: TX / Mex.

Laetulonthus laetulus (Say) - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Neobisnius occidentoides Frank - EGR. Range: Widely dist. across US, Mex.

Neobisnius sp. - DNP. Apparently, the same sp. was coll'ed in Bastrop St Pk.

Philonthus semiruber Horn - EGR. (No BG page) Philonthus is a large genus of 112 spp. n. of Mex.

Ahasverus rectus (LeConte) - DNP, VSL at lights. Range: e. US to AZ.

Telegeusis texensis Fleenor & Taber - EGR. Flies mostly: late April to early May. Range: endemic to seven central TX counties, mostly on the Edwards Plateau.

Alaetrinus aciculatus (LeConte) - EGR. Range: NM-TX-KS, Mex.

Alobates pennsylvanica (De Geer) - LBJ. False Mealworm Beetle. Range: e. N. Amer., CA.

Androchirus erythropus (Kirby) - BP. One spmns coll. in May. Range: e. US.

Blapstinus fortis LeConte HB, WB. Range: TX, FL-GA / Mex to C. Amer.

Blapstinus fuscus Casey - EGR. Range: TX, FL / Mex.

Blapstinus pratensis LeConte - EGR. Range: TX-KS-CO

Blapstinus vestitus LeConte ranges from s. TX to KS so it may be in Austin as well. Blapstinus is a large genus of 29 spp. n. of Mex.

Diaperis maculata Olivier - BGD. Found under bark and in fleshy fungi (Polyporus spp.). Range: e. NA

Diaperis sp. - CM. (May be Diaperis nigronotata Pic which is recorded from Bastrop)

Eleodes pedinoides LeConte - EGR. Range: TX / ne. Mex.

Eleodes tricostatus (Say) - EGR. Most common, widely dist. member of genus. Range:

Eleodes fusiformis LeConte - EGR. Range: NM-TX-NE-WY

Eleodes goryi Solier - BCG, EGR, LBJ. Range: NM-TX, Mex. Common s and w of Austin.

Helops farctus (LeConte) - BP. Most commonly coll. arboreal teneb during BP. Eleven spmns coll. Jun-Aug. Comes to lights, but I have not coll. this sp. n. of RGV since the BP. Type coll. by Lindheimer. Range: TX-OK.

Hyporhagus sp. - LBJ. (Need photo) several possibilities.

Isomira sp. LBJ. (Need photo) There are ca. three possibilities for this genus.

Lobopoda erythrocnemis (Germar) - CM. (Dubious record. This sp. not recorded any closer to TX than Mississippi. L. opacicollis, L punctulata recorded from College Station)

Lobopoda socia (LeConte) - CM. Range: TX-LA, FL

Lobopoda sp.

Merinus laevis (Olivier) - UTIC. Range: e. US

Neomida bicornis (Fabricius) - EGR. Range: e. US.

Platydema ellipticum (Fabricius) - UTIC spmn from the Nature Conservancy's Barton Creek Habitat Preserve. Range: e. US

Platydema micans Zimmerman - EGR. Range: e. US, s. to S. Amer.

Platydema ruficorne (Sturm) - WCP. Range: e. US.

Platydema spp. - 10 spp. on the College Station list, so surely there are more spp. in Travis Co.

Statira basalis Horn - CM. April Range: se. US.

Statira erina Parsons - WCP. Range: Texas

Strongylium tenuicolle (Say) - EGR. Range e N. Amer.

Tedinus angustus Casey - CM. (dubious record. Isomira angusta (Casey) is only known from GA. Isomira oblongula Casey is recorded for College Station.)

Tenebrio molitor Linnaeus - BFL, UTIC. Yellow Mealworm. Range: Cosmopolitan

Eustrophinus bicolor (Fabricius) - CM. (need TX photo) Range: e. N. Amer to AZ.
Trixagus sp. BP. One coll. on cedar elm in May. Six spp. generally dist. n. of Mex.

Trox foveicollis Harold - CM. (need TX photo) Range: e. N. Amer.

Trox robinsoni Vaurie - EGR. (need TX pic) Range: TX-AB-MN

Trox variolatus Melsheimer - CM. (need TX pic) Range: e. N. Amer.

Airora cylindrica (Audinet-Serville) - UTIC, Barton Creek Greenbelt. Range: e. US

Temnoscheila acuta (LeConte) - HB. Range: e. US

Tenebroides americanus (Kirby) - EGR. Range: e. US

Bitoma quadriguttata Say - EGR. Range: e. N. Amer.

Bitoma sulcata (LeConte) - VSL at lights. Range: CA-TX

Hyporhagus sp. LBJ. (Need photo). Several possibilities.

Phloeonemus integer Reitter - DNP at lights. Range: CA-TX

Sesaspis emarginatus (Horn) - UTIC. Range: c. TX, se. NM, ne. Mex.

Synchita fuliginosa Melsheimer - DNP at lights. Range: e. N. Amer.

Zopherus concolor LeConte - LBJ. Range: NM to c. TX

Zopherus nodulosus haldemani Horn - BCG, HB, LBJ. Mar-Sept. Range: endemic to east-central Texas


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Barr, T.C., Jr. 1974. Revision of Rhadine LeConte (Coleoptera, Carabidae). I. The subterranean group. Amer. Mus. Novitates, No. 2539. 30 pp.

Barr, T.C., Jr., and H.R. Steeves, Jr. 1963. Texamaurops, a new genus of pselaphids from caves in central Texas (Coleoptera: Pselaphidae). Coleopterists’ Bulletin, 17: 117-120.

Bousquet, Y. 2012. Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.

Brues, C.T. 1902. New and little-known guests of the Texas legionary ants. The American Naturalist, 35: 337-356.

Burke, H.R. 1968. Pupae of the weevil tribe Anthonominae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Monograph 5, 92 pp.

City of Austin Drainage Utility Dept. 1997. The Barton Creek Report - Final. Env. Res. Mgt. Div. Wat. Qual. Rept. Ser. COA-ERM / 1997. 335 pp + app.

City of Austin Watershed Protection Dept. 1999. Jollyville Plateau water quality and salamander assessment. Draft. Env. Res. Mgt. Div. Wat. Qual. Rept. Ser. COA-ERM 1999-01. 138 pp + app.

Chandler, D.S. 1992. The Pselaphidae (Coleoptera) of Texas caves. Pp. 241-253 In: J.R. Reddell, (editor). Studies on the cave and endogean fauna of North America II. Speleological Monographs, v. 3, Texas Memorial Museum, Austin.

Chandler, D.S. and J.R. Reddell. 2001. A review of the ant-like litter beetles found in Texas caves (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae), Pp. 115-128. In: J.R. Reddell and J.C. Cokendolpher, eds., Studies on the cave and endogean fauna of North America III. Texas Memorial Museum, Speleological Monographs 5. vii + 192 pp.

Clark, W.E., and H.R. Burke. 2010. The Anthonomus juniperinus group, with descriptions of two new species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Insecta Mundi 0119: 1-10.

Cuda, J.P. and H.R. Burke. 1985. Biology and impact of Trichobaris texana (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on silverleaf nightshade, Solanum elaeagnifolium in central Texas. Pp. 721-734. In: E.S. Delfosse, (ed.) Proceedings of the VI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, 19-25 August 1984, Vancouver, Canada.

Davis, J. 1999. Assessment of benthic macroinvertebrate communities of pool habitats in Barton Creek, July 27-30, 1998. Surface water quality monitoring team. TX. Nat. Res. Cons. Comm.; Austin, TX. 8 pp.

Dickinson, J.L. 1992. Scramble competition polygyny in the milkweed leaf beetle: combat, mobility, and the importance of being there. Behav. Ecol. 3(1): 32-41.

Durden, C.J. 1982. The butterfly fauna of Barton Creek Canyon on the Balcones Fault Zone, Austin, Texas, and a regional list. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 36(1): 1-17.

Durden, C.J. 1990. Guide to butterflies of Austin. Texas Botanical Garden Society, Austin. 110 pp.

Elliott, W.R. 1997. The caves of the Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan, Travis County, Texas. Report to Travis County Transportation and Natural Resources Dept. Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan. vi + 157 pp.

Elliott, W.R., and J.R. Reddell. 1989. The status and range of five endangered arthropods from caves in the Austin, Texas, region. A report on a study supported by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Nature Conservancy for the Austin Regional Habitat Conservation Plan. 100 pp. 

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Ideker, J. 1979. Adult Cybister fimbriolatus are predaceous (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 33: 41-44.

Jackman, J.A., and C.R. Nelson. 1995. Diversity and phenology of tumbling flower beetles (Coleoptera: Mordellidae) captured in a malaise trap. Entomological News 106(3): 97-107.

Jasper, S.K. 1996. Habitat selection in the Family Haliplidae (Coleoptera) in central Texas, east of the Colorado River. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College Station. 306 pp.

Jeannel, R. 1963. Monographie des "Anillini", Bembidiides endoges (Coleoptera Trechidae). Memoires du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Serie A. Zoologie, 28: 33-204.

Knaus, W. 1905. Central Texas Coleoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 37: 348-352.

Leopold, A.F. 2001. Recolonization mechanisms of macroinvertebrates of Barton Creek, Travis County, Texas. Clemson Univ. MS Thesis,  Clemson, So. Carolina. 151 pp.

Leopold, A.F. and C.R. Nelson. 1997. Recolonization mechanisms of macroinvertebrates of Barton Creek, Travis, County, Texas. (funded by Nature Conservancy of Texas) (not published?)

Mitchell, R.W. 1968a. Distribution and dispersion of the troglobitic carabid beetle Rhadine subterranea. Intl. J. Speleol., 3: 271-288.

Mitchell, R.W. 1968b. Food and feeding habits of the troglobitic carabid beetle Rhadine subterranea. Intl. J. Speleol., 3: 249-270.

Mitchell, R.W., and Reddell, J.R., 1971. The Invertebrate Fauna of Texas Caves. Pp. 35-90. In: Natural History of Texas Caves, E.L. Lundelius & B.H. Slaughter, editors. Gulf Natural History, Dallas.

Notman, H. 1919. Records and new species of Carabidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 27: 225-237.

Notman, H. 1922. A new genus and species of weevil from Texas (Coleoptera). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 30: 128-129.

O’Donnell, L., W.R. Elliott and R.A. Stanford. 1994. Recovery Plan for Endangered Karst Invertebrates in Travis and Williamson Counties, Texas. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 2, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 154 pp.

Palmer, J.O. 1981. Life history consequences of resource seasonality in the milkweed leaf beetle, Labidomera clivicollis. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin. 198 pp.

Palmer, J.O. 1982. Photoperiodic effect on size-related metamorphosis in the milkweed leaf beetle, Labidomera clivicollis. Physiological Entomol. 7: 37-41.

Palmer, J.O. 1983. Photoperiodic control of reproduction in the milkweek leaf beetle, Labidomera clivicollis. Physiological Entomol. 8: 187-194.

Palmer, J.O. 1984. Environmental determinants of seasonal body size variation in the milkweed leaf beetle, Labidomera clivicollis (Kirby) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 77: 188-192.

Palmer, J.O. 1985a. Ecological genetics of wing length, flight propensity and early fecundity in a migratory insect. In M.A. Rankin (ed.) Migration: Mechanisms and Adaptive Significance. Contributions in Marine Science (Suppl. Vol 27) pp. 663-673.

Palmer, J.O. 1985b. Phenology and dormancy in the milkweed leaf beetle Labidomera clivicollis (Kirby). Am. Midland Naturalist 114: 13-18.

Palmer, J.O. 1985c. Life history consequences of body size variation in the milkweek leaf beetle, Labidomera clivicollis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 78: 603-608.

Patrock, R.W., and Schuster, D.J. 1992. Feeding, oviposition and development of the pepper weevil, Anthonomus eugenii Cano on selected species of Solanum. Trop. Pest Management 38: 65-69.

Reddell, J.R. 1966. A checklist of the cave fauna of Texas. II. Insecta. Texas Journal of Science 18(1): 25-56.

Reddell, J.R. 1970. A checklist of the cave fauna of Texas. V. Additional records of Insecta. Texas Journal of Science 22(1): 47-65.

Reddell, J.R. 1991. Further study of the status and range of endangered arthropods from caves in the Austin, Texas, region. Draft Section 6 report on a study for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Iv + 178 pp.

Reddell, J.R. 1994. The cave fauna of Texas with special reference to the western Edwards Plateau. Pp. 31–50, In: W.R. Elliott and G. Veni. (eds.). The Caves and Karst of Texas. National Speleological Society, Huntsville, Alabama. 252 pp.

Riley, E.G. & M.A. Quinn. 2010. Collection records and first adult host record for Phydanis biolor Horn (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini), an uncommonly encountered Texas flea beetle. Coleopterists Bulletin, 64(1): 100-101.

Quinn, M.A. 2000. Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.

Saks, M.E., Rankin, M.A., and Stinner, R.E. 1988. Sexually differentiated flight responses of the Mexican bean beetle to larval and adult nutrition. Oecologia 75: 296-302.

Schultz, T.D. 1986. Role of structural colors in predator avoidance by tiger beetles of the Genus Cicindela (Coleoptera): Cicindelidae). Bull. ESA 32: 142-146.

Shay, J.W., Simmons, E.E., and Dobson W.J. 1969. Notes on the male germ cells of a beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Entomol. News 80: 185-191.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1994. Recovery plan for endangered karst invertebrates in Travis and Williamson counties, Texas. Albuquerque, New Mexico. 154 pp.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) 2009. Tooth Cave Spider (Neoleptoneta myopica), Kretschmarr Cave Mold Beetle (Texamaurops reddelli), Tooth Cave Pseudoscorpion (Tartarocreagris texana), 5-Year Review: Summary and Evaluation. Austin Ecological Field Office, Austin, Texas. 16 pp.

Wallace, M.G., and R.H. Richardson. 2005. Observations of urban dung beetles utilizing dog feces (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 59: 400-401.

Wharton, R.A., E.G. Riley, M.A. Quinn, J.B. Woolley, J.S. Schaffner and  H.R. Burke. 1996. Invertebrate species available as food for the Golden-Cheeked Warbler in its nesting habitat. Office of Research and Technology Transfer. Texas Transportation Institute, College Station; Texas Department of Transportation, Austin. 98 pp.

Zara Environmental LLC. 2010. Population status of karst invertebrates in the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve. Prepared for Weston Solutions, Inc.,Austin, Texas. 27 pp.

Ziser, S.W. 1989. A preliminary survey of the aquatic macroinvertebrates of the Austin Nature Preserve System, Austin Nature Preserve System, City of Austin, TX. 12 pp.

Ziser, S.W. 1992. A survey of the aquatic macrobenthos of Waller Creek. Final Report to the Environmental and Conservation Services Dept; City of Austin, Texas. 11 pp.


Significant Beetle Mongraphs, Revisions and Other References

Arnett, Jr. R.H., and M.C .Thomas (editors). 2000. American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL. xvi + 443 pp.

Arnett, Jr. R.H., M.C Thomas and P.E Skelley; J.H. Frank (editors). 2002. American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL. xiv + 861 pp.

Bousquet, Y. 2012. Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.

Brown, H.P. 1972. Aquatic dryopoid beetles (Coleoptera) of the United States. Biota of Freshwater Ecosystems: Identification Manual, no. 6. Water Pollution Control Research Series, EPA, Washington, D.C. ix + 82 pp.

Clark, S.M., D.G. LeDoux, T.N. Seeno, E.G. Riley, A.J. Gilbert, and J.M. Sullivan. 2004. Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae exclusive of Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2. 476 pp.

Epler, J.H. 2010. The Water Beetles of Florida - an identification manual for the families Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Helophoridae, Hydraenidae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae and Scirtidae. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, FL. 399 + iv pp.

Gordon, R.D. 1985. The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America north of Mexico. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 93(1): 1-912.

Hovore, F.T., R.L. Penrose, and 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.

King, J.G. and P.K. Lago. 2012. The variegated mud-loving beetles (Coleoptera: Heteroceridae) of Mississippi and Alabama, with discussion and keys to the species occurring in the southeastern United States. Insecta Mundi 0275: 1-53.

Kingsolver, J.M. 2004. Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada (Insecta, Coleoptera), vol. 1. USDA Technical Bulletin, no. 1912. xi + 324 pp.

Kingsolver, J.M. 2004. Handbook of the Bruchidae of the United States and Canada (Insecta, Coleoptera), vol. 2. USDA Technical Bulletin, no. 1912. ii + 198.

Leavengood, Jr., J.M. 2008. The checkered beeltes (Coleoptera: Cleridae) of Florida. Thesis for the degree of Master of Science. University of Florida, Gainesville. 206 pp.

Leng, C.W. 1920. Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.

Liljeblad, E. 1945. Monograph of the family (Coleoptera) of North America, North of Mexico. Miscellaneous Publications No. 62, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 229 pp.

Lingafelter, S.W. 2007. Illustrated key to the longhorned woodboring beetles of the eastern United States, Special Publication No. 3. Coleopterists Society. 208 pp.

Nelson, G.H., G.C. Walters, Jr., R.D. Haines & C.L. Bellamy. 2008. A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America north of Mexico. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4, pp. iv + 1-274.

Peck, S.B., and M.C. Thomas. 1998. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida. Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas, 16: i-viii + 1-180.

Riley, E.G., S.M. Clark, and T.N. Seeno. 2003. Catalog of the leaf beetles of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae and Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 1. 290 pp.

Riley, E.G., and C.S. Wolfe. 2003. An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement, no. 26. 37 pp.

Sanderson, M.W. 1938. A monographic revision of the North American species of Stenelmis (Drypoidae: Coleoptera). Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 25: 635-717.

Wolcott, A.B. 1947. Catalogue of North American beetles of the family Cleridae. Fieldiana: Zoology, 32(2): 61-105.


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