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Tribe Rhopalophorini

Rhopalophora longipes - male Rhopalophora longipes? - Rhopalophora longipes Rhopalophora - Rhopalophora longipes Rhopalophora meeskei Casey - Rhopalophora meeskei slender red bug with black wings - Rhopalophora longipes which Cerambycidae? - Rhopalophora longipes beetle - Rhopalophora longipes Rhopalophora meeskei
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Rhopalophorini
Explanation of Names
Rhopalophorini Blanchard 1845
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area, 180 spp. in ~25 genera total(1)
neotropical group ranging into sw. US and 1 sp. (Rhopalophora longipes) to ne. US (PA-MI)(1)(2)