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Subfamily Cerambycinae

Our new Mascot! - Plinthocoelium suaveolens Batyle suturalis cylindrella Casey - Batyle suturalis Oak Twig Pruner - Anelaphus parallelus Ivory-marked Borer - Eburia quadrigeminata Aneflomorpha delongi? - Aneflomorpha subpubescens Longhorned Beetle - Stenosphenus notatus Unknown Beetle - Pronocera collaris rustic borer - Xylotrechus colonus
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 Cerambycinae
Numbers
an exceptionally large and diverse group, with ~440 spp. in ~160 genera of 37 tribes in our area and almost 4,500 spp. in 835 genera of 66 tribes in the New World(1); 110 tribes worldwide(2)
Identification
A combination of characters usually distinguishes Cerambycinae from other subfamilies: last segment of the maxillary palp blunt; face held slanting forward or nearly vertical; pronotum rounded and widest near the middle. Some groups have spines on elytral apices; in Elaphidini antennae with prominent spines. (based on Guy Hanley's comments)
Range
worldwide