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Posted - 21/03/2020 :  14:31:20  Show Profile  Email Poster  Visit Bennyboymothman's Homepage  Send Bennyboymothman a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote

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Hi all.

I hope everyone is well.
Currently isolating with Coronavirus symptoms here just north of London!
Any help appreciated on beetles I will post in the coming days.


Oncideres sp?
Data: 18-08-11 - Whitehouse - Texas - USA

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Posted - 21/03/2020 :  18:50:41  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
With these hairy antennal segments I have a doubt about belonging to the Onciderini...

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Posted - 22/03/2020 :  05:58:46  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
Yes, Onciderini. Looks a little like Taricanus truquii, which was inexplicably reported from Texas in the 19th century, although nobody ever provided any further data, nor are there any preserved voucher specimens.

I have no doubt that your locality is erroneous. Or, somehow this beetle managed to get to Texas in an uncured piece of wood or some other act of commerce.

Edited by - dryobius on 22/03/2020 05:59:39
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