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Tribe Parmenini

Longhorned Something - Plectrura spinicauda Longhorned Something - Plectrura spinicauda Plectrura spinicauda Plectrura spinicauda - female DSCF8217 - Plectrura spinicauda Beetle - Ipochus fasciatus Small Oregon Longhorn - Plectrura spinicauda Longhorn  - Plectrura spinicauda
Classification
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 Parmenini
Explanation of Names
Parmenini Mulsant 1839
Numbers
3 spp. in 3 genera in our area, ~30 spp. in 20 genera in the New World(1), ~250 spp. in >80 genera worldwide(2)
Range
3/4 of the world fauna are Australasian, with another 50+ spp. between the Neotropics & Palaearctic and just a few elsewhere(2); in our area, TX-CA-AK(1)