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Subfamily Necydalinae

Necydalis mellita Cerambycid Short Elytra Mating Pair - Necydalis laevicollis - male - female Some kinda bug - Necydalis laevicollis Large Type Wasp? - Necydalis cavipennis Necydalis barbarae Unknown mimic - Ulochaetes leoninus Cerambycids - Necydalis mellita - male - female Unidentified insect  - Necydalis mellita
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 Necydalinae
Explanation of Names
Necydalinae Latreille 1825
Numbers
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~70 spp. in 12 genera in the New World(1) + many Necydalis spp. in the Old World
Range
in the New World, much more diverse in so. hemisphere (most genera); in our area, all but one sp. are western(1)