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Tribe Mesosini

Beetle? - Synaphaeta guexi Mystery bug - Synaphaeta guexi LARGE LONG-HORNED BEETLE - Synaphaeta guexi Camo Beetle - Synaphaeta guexi Thought this was a Dascillus sp but friend says no - Synaphaeta guexi Flat-Faced Longhorn Beetle - Synaphaeta guexi Large beetle(?) - Synaphaeta guexi Long horned beetle - Synaphaeta guexi
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 Lamiinae (Flat-Faced Longhorns)
Tribe Mesosini
Explanation of Names
Mesosini Mulsant 1839
a single species in our area, 2 spp. in 2 genera in the New World(1), >620 spp. in ~90 genera worldwide(2)
tropical group, feebly represented outside the Oriental Region(2); in our area, BC to so. CA(1)