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Tribe Elaphidiini

Elaphidion mucronatum Cerambycid - Orwellion gibbulum Longhorned Beetle - Anelaphus parallelus Stenosphenus sobrius Male, Aneflomorpha rectilinea Casey - Aneflomorpha rectilinea - male Anelaphus? - Anelaphus pumilus Anelaphus albofasciatus? - Anelaphus albofasciatus long horn beetle - Enaphalodes rufulus
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
Tribe Elaphidiini
Explanation of Names
Elaphidiini Thomson 1864
106 spp. in 26 genera in our area, almost 600 spp. in 90 genera in the New World(1) + about a dozen Old World genera
5-37 mm, typically 10-20 mm(2)
throughout the New World and parts of the Old World; ~70% of our spp. are restricted to sw. US(1)(2)