Species Profile
Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle
Species Details
Common NameValley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle
Scientific NameDesmocerus Californicus Dimorphus
Federal Listing StatusThreatened
Federal Regulating AgencyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- Cosumnes River Conservation Bank
- French Camp Conservation Bank
- Laguna Creek Conservation Bank
- River Ranch VELB Conservation Bank
- Stillwater Plains Mitigation Bank
- Wildlands Mitigation Bank
- Yankee Slough Conservation Bank

Species Range
The Valley elderberry longhorn beetle's current distribution is patchy throughout the remaining riparian forests of the Central Valley from Redding to Bakersfield. The beetle appears to be only locally common, i.e., found in population clusters that are not evenly distributed across the Central Valley.
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