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Subfamily Lamiinae - Flat-Faced Longhorns

longhorned beetle - Graphisurus fasciatus - female Cacostola lineata (Hamilton) - Cacostola lineata Longhorn Beetle - Eupogonius tomentosus Oberea Pruinosa - Oberea pruinosa Carolina or Southern Pine Sawyer? - Monochamus Tetraopes  - Tetraopes Beetle - Monochamus Cactus Longhorn Beetle - Moneilema gigas
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
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)
face rather vertical, terminal maxillary palpomere pointed(3)
worldwide, by far most diverse in the tropics(2)
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