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Subfamily Lamiinae - Flat-Faced Longhorns

WBC Hippopsis, side view - Hippopsis lemniscata Sternidius alpha Flat-Faced Longhorn   - Saperda lateralis Texas Longhorn - Ataxia hubbardi Spotted Pine Sawyer - Monochamus clamator - male Long-horned Beetle - Astylidius parvus Twig Girdler ? - Oncideres cingulata Milkweed Longhorn - Tetraopes
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 Lamiinae (Flat-Faced Longhorns)
Explanation of Names
Lamiinae Latreille 1825
Numbers
an exceptionally large group: with ~250 spp. in ~50 genera of 20 tribes in our area, almost 5,000 spp. in >800 genera of ~40 tribes in the New World(1), and >20,000 spp. in >3,000 genera of ~80 tribes worldwide(2)
Identification
face rather vertical, terminal maxillary palpomere pointed(3)
Range
worldwide, by far most diverse in the tropics(2)
Print References
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