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Genus Anelaphus

 Anelaphus subdepressum - Anelaphus subdepressus Cerambycidae, lateral - Anelaphus villosus Anelaphus? - Anelaphus moestus Brown longhorn with light hairs - Anelaphus pumilus Cerambycidae - Anelaphus formerly-parallelus-maybe-undescribed Long horned beetle - Anelaphus inermis Anelaphus brevidens? - Anelaphus brevidens Elaphidion mucronatum ? - Anelaphus pumilus
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Elaphidiini
Genus Anelaphus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
reviewed by Lingafelter (2020) (1)
Gymnopsyra Linsley 1937
Explanation of Names
Anelaphus Linsley 1936
22 spp. in our area(1), ~60 total
e. NA to Calif. / Mex. to n. South America; in our area, most spp. are restricted to sw. US, the rest are mostly found in se. US, with 2 spp. ranging wider in the east north to NS-SK(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Review of species of Anelaphus Linsley and its new synonym Gymnopsyra Linsley from the United States and Canada with description
Lingafelter, S. W. 2020. Insecta Mundi 0798:1-30.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.