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Genus Stenosphenus

Borer couple (male with black dot) - Stenosphenus notatus - male - female All dark Stenosphenus sp? - Stenosphenus sobrius Stenosphenus notatus (Olivier) - Stenosphenus notatus 7006215 Stenosphenus - Stenosphenus dolosus Stenosphenus dolosus Horn - Stenosphenus dolosus Longhorn Beetle (deceased)  - Stenosphenus notatus Stenosphenus notatus longhorned beetle - Stenosphenus debilis
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 Stenosphenus
Explanation of Names
Stenosphenus Haldeman 1847
Greek stenos 'narrow' + sphenos 'wedge'(1)
6 spp. in our area, 23 spp. total(2)
se. Canada to Costa Rica; in our area, S. notatus is widespread in e. NA [north to QC-ON(3)(4)], the rest are restricted to sw. US (TX-CA-UT)(2)