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Genus Lepturobosca

Cosmosalia chrysocoma - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Longhorned Beetle - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Gold Beetle - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Cosmosalia nigrolineata, detail of female's recurved pubescence - Lepturobosca nigrolineata - female beatle on horehound - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Silver Star Mountain Beetle 6 - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Lepturobosca chrysocoma - male - female Yellow-velvet Long-horned Beetle - Lepturobosca chrysocoma
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 Lepturobosca
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cosmosalia Casey 1913
Explanation of Names
Lepturobosca Reitter 1913
2 spp. in the New World, both in our area(1)
Canada to n. Mexico (one sp. boreal & western, another CO-NM)(1)