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Prionus californicus  Motschulsky, 1845
Taxonomic Serial No.: 703175

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Prionus alutaceus Casey, 1912
    Prionus angustulus Casey, 1912
    Prionus consors Casey, 1912
    Prionus crassicornis LeConte, 1851
    Prionus curvatus LeConte, 1859
    Prionus fissifrons Casey, 1912
    Prionus horni Lameere, 1912
    Prionus humeralis Casey, 1924
    Prionus nanus Casey, 1924
    Prionus orbiceps Casey, 1924
    Prionus scutellaris Casey, 1924
    Prionus serriger Casey, 1924
    Prionus solidus Casey, 1912
    Prionus spaldingi Casey, 1924
    Prionus spiculosus Casey, 1912
    Prionus stultus Casey, 1924
    Prionus suspectus Casey, 1924
    Prionus terminalis Casey, 1912
    Prionus texanus Casey, 1912
    Prionus californicus compar Casey, 1924
    Prionus californicus ineptus Casey, 1912
    Prionus californicus ovipennis Casey, 1924
    Prionus californicus punctulatus Casey, 1912
    Prionus consors acomanus Casey, 1912
    Prionus consors proximans Casey, 1912
    Prionus ineptus ambiguus Casey, 1924
    Prionus ineptus uinatus Casey, 1924
    Prionus spiculosus coloradensis Casey, 1924
    Prionus stultus parvicollis Casey, 1924
  Common Name(s): California prionus [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderCucujiformia Lameere, 1938  
                                        SuperfamilyChrysomeloidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyCerambycidae Latreille, 1802 – long-horned beetles, capricornes, cérambycidés, longicornes  
                                              SubfamilyPrioninae Latreille, 1802  
                                                 TribePrionini Latreille, 1802  
                                                    GenusPrionus Geoffroy, 1762  
                                                       SubgenusPrionus (Prionus) Geoffroy, 1762  
                                                          SpeciesPrionus californicus Motschulsky, 1845 – California prionus  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of the Cerambycidae and Disteniidae, Pt. 1, website (version 2002.1)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Monné, M. A. and F. T. Hovore. Checklist of the Cerambycidae and Disteniidae (Coleoptera) of the Western Hemisphere. Part 1: Parandrinae through Lepturinae. Found at   
  Reference for: Prionus californicus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bosik, Joseph J., Chairman, et al. (Committee on Common Names of Insects)   
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Insects & Related Organisms   
  Page(s): 238   
  Publisher: Entomological Society of America   
  Publication Place: Lanham, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-938522-64-7   
  Reference for: Prionus californicus, California prionus [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Monné, Miguel A., and Edmund F. Giesbert   
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of the Cerambycidae and Disteniidae (Coleoptera) of the Western Hemisphere, 2nd ed.   
  Page(s): xiv + 420   
  Publisher: Wolfsgarden Books   
  Publication Place: Burbank, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-885850-01-8   
  Reference for: Prionus californicus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Solomon, J. D.   
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Agriculture Handbook AH-706   
  Page(s): viii + 735   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Prionus californicus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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