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BG972 C8994 - Elaphidion mucronatum

BG972 C8994 - Elaphidion mucronatum
Baton Rouge, Brookhollow Drive, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
May 30, 2007
Size: body length 15.1 mm.
Longhorned Beetle, spines on elytra and antennae suggest this species.
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Moved
Moved from Longhorned Beetles.

Elaphdion mucronatum
The long, recurved spines on the 3rd antennal segment and sharply bispinose elytral apices are characteristic of this genus. E. mucronatum is widely distributed across the eastern U.S., while additional species occur in south/west Texas or Florida.

 
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