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Banded Enaphalodes

Enaphalodes taeniatus (LeConte)

Family Cerambycidae, Subfamily Cerambycinae, Tribe Elaphidionini


Enaphalodes taeniatus (LeConte)

Utley, Bastrop County, Texas
August 5, 2006 (Brush Freeman)

Banded Enaphalodes County Records

County Record Data from E.G. Riley, Aug. 2006

Range: Texas, northeastern Mexico (Monné & Hovore 2005)

Adult Activity: April to August (Burke et al. 1994)

Larval Hosts

Cottonwood (Populus deltoides)
Elm (Ulmus sp.)

Similar Species: There are 10 species of Enaphalodes (Monné & Hovore 2005), eight of which reach the United States (Arnett et al. 2002)


Texas Taxa:

Enaphalodes atomarius (Drury) 
Enaphalodes cortiphagus (Craighead)
Enaphalodes hispicornis (Linnaeus)  
Enaphalodes rufulus (Haldeman)
Enaphalodes taeniatus (LeConte) 


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Arnett, R.H., Jr., M.C. Thomas, P.E. Skelley & J.H. Frank. (editors). 2002. American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. 861 pp.

Borror, D.J. 1960. Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms. National Press Books, Palo Alto. 134 pp.

Burke, H.R., J.A. Jackman, & M. Rose. 1994. Insects Associated with Woody Ornamental Plants. EEE - 00019. Texas A&M University, College Station. pp 1-166.

Hovore, F.T., R.L. Penrose & R.W. Neck. 1987. The Cerambycidae, or longhorned beetles, of southern Texas: a faunal survey (Coleoptera). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 44(13): 283-334, 20 figs.

Linsley, E.G. 1963. The Cerambycidae of North America. Part IV. Taxonomy and classification of the subfamily Cerambycionae, tribes Elaphidionini through Rhinotragini. Univ. Calif. Publs Ent., Berkeley, 21: 1-165, 52 figs.

Monné, M.A. & F.T. Hovore. 2005. Electronic Checklist of the Cerambycidae of the Western Hemisphere. 393 pp.

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