Acmaeops proteus

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Acmaeops proteus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Cerambycoidea
Family: Cerambycidae
Subfamily: Lepturinae
Genus: Acmaeops
Species: A. proteus
Binomial name
Acmaeops proteus
(Kirby in Richardson, 1837)
  • Acmaeops aurora Casey, 1913
  • Acmaeops cavicollis Leonard, 1928
  • Acmaeops coloradensis Casey, 1913
  • Acmaeops gibbula LeConte, 1861
  • Acmaeops lacustrina Casey, 1913
  • Acmaeops obsoleta Casey, 1913
  • Acmaeops parkeri Casey, 1913
  • Acmaeops pinicola Schaeffer, 1908
  • Acmaeops puncticeps Casey, 1913
  • Acmaeops scutellata Casey, 1924

Acmaeops proteus is a species of the Lepturinae subfamily in the long-horned beetle family.[1] This beetle is distributed in Canada, Mexico, and the United States.[1]

Fungi, Paecilomyces farinosus entomopathogenic species parasite on adult beetles.[1]


There is one varieties in species:[1]

  • Acmaeops proteus durangoensis Linsley & Chemsak, 1972
  • Acmaeops proteus proteus (Kirby, 1837)


  1. ^ a b c d BioLib Taxon profile — species Acmaeops proteus (Kirby, 1837)