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Genus Elaphidion

Spined Oak Borer - Elaphidion mucronatum BG972 C8994 - Elaphidion mucronatum Longhorned beetle - Elaphidion mucronatum Spined Oak Borer - Elaphidion mucronatum Longhorn - Elaphidion mucronatum Elaphidion mimeticum W125 - Elaphidion mimeticum Elaphidion linsleyi? - Elaphidion
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Elaphidiini
Genus Elaphidion
Explanation of Names
Elaphidion Serville 1834
Numbers
8 spp. in our area, almost 60 spp. total(1)
Range
primarily neotropical, most diverse in the West Indies; in our area, more diverse in se. US (esp. FL), 1 sp. reaches ON (E. mucronatum), and 2 spp. are restricted to TX(1)