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Tribe Elaphidiini

Spined Oak Borer Beetle - Elaphidion mucronatum Enaphalodes cortiphagus - female Red Oak Borer - Enaphalodes rufulus Beetle, dorsal, pinned - Aneflomorpha Long-horned beetle - Aneflomorpha Bycid - Stenosphenus dolosus Pennsylvania Beetle  - Anelaphus villosus March-0BG.J.2011.02 - Enaphalodes atomarius
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Elaphidiini
Explanation of Names
Elaphidiini Thomson 1864
>100 spp. in 25 genera in our area, ~630 spp. in >90 genera total(1)(2)
5-37 mm, typically 10-20 mm(3)
concise diagnostic descriptions of our genera provided in (1)
New World (Canada to Chile & Argentina)(1)