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Genus Sphenostethus

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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 Prioninae
Tribe Solenopterini
Genus Sphenostethus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sphenostethus Haldeman, 1846
Explanation of Names
Greek spheno 'wedge' + stethos 'chest'(1) (refers to the tapering prothorax)
Numbers
monotypic genus(2)
Range
e. US (MD-OH to FL-TX)(3)