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Genus Stenelytrana

Longhorn Beetle Crashes Badminton Party - Stenelytrana emarginata Stenelytrana emarginata Flower Longhorn - Stenelytrana emarginata Trigonarthis? - Stenelytrana emarginata Trigonarthis? - Stenelytrana emarginata Big Beetle - Stenelytrana emarginata Unidentified Crimson Beetle - Stenelytrana emarginata Leptura emarginata? - Stenelytrana emarginata
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 Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Stenelytrana
Explanation of Names
Stenelytrana Gistl, 1848
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
Range
e. & sw. US (TX-AZ) to n. Mexico(1)
Remarks
"my experience with this genus indicates a vague north/south transitional zone in east/central Texas (beginning just west of Houston) where forms of emarginata and gigas seem to merge. One could argue that these forms are either a hybrid of the two species or that gigas is just a subspecies." (Dan Heffern, pers.comm. to =v=, 31.v.2014)
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