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Genus Clytus

Beetle - Clytus ruricola wasp mimic beetle? - Clytus ruricola Black and yellow cerambycid - Clytus ruricola Longhorn Beetle - Clytus ruricola Unknown long-horned beetle in prairie parkland of Alberta, perhaps Clytus ruricola? - Clytus ruricola Id help needed - beetle. - Clytus ruricola Cerambycidae, ventral - Clytus ruricola round-necked longhorn - Clytus ruricola? - Clytus ruricola
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 Clytini
Genus Clytus
Other Common Names
C. arietis is called "wasp beetle" in the UK
Explanation of Names
Clytus Laicharting 1784
in the New World, 8 spp. in our area + 1 in Mexico(2), >40 spp. in Eurasia
in our area, 2 spp. eastern and 6 western(2)