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Genus Xestoleptura

Flower Longhorn - Xestoleptura crassipes Flower Longhorn - Xestoleptura crassicornis - female I saw this insect on my lemon tree in San Francisco, Ca - Xestoleptura crassipes Xestoleptura crassipes Xestoleptura octonotata Cleridae ? - Xestoleptura crassipes Xestoleptura crassicornis # 101 - Xestoleptura crassipes
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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Xestoleptura
Explanation of Names
Author of genus is Casey 1913
6 spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)
X. octonotata in e. NA, X. tibialis is boreal transcontinental & western montane, the rest are western(1)