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Genus Necydalis

Necydalis mellita Cerambycid Short Elytra - Necydalis laevicollis - male Ichneumon - Necydalis laevicollis Wasp-like Cerambycid - Necydalis mellita Red and black wasp - Necydalis mellita Cerambycidae, lateral - Necydalis mellita Necydalis mellita (Say) - Necydalis mellita Unidentified insect  - Necydalis mellita
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 Necydalinae
Genus Necydalis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Necydalis Linnaeus 1758
7 spp. in the New World, all in the nominate subgenus and all in our area(1); much more diverse in the Old World
in our area, N. mellita in e. NA, the rest are western(1)