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Tribe Elaphidiini

Another 'desert cerambycid' - Eustromula validum Longhorned Beetle ? - Anelaphus formerly-parallelus-maybe-undescribed Mating Longhorns - Anelaphus formerly-parallelus-maybe-undescribed - male - female Small Longhorn Beetle? - Aneflomorpha Cerambycidae id.?  - Aneflomorpha parowana March-0BG.J.2008.01 - Elaphidion mucronatum Beetle on Chinese Chestnut male flowers - Micranoplium unicolor Anelaphus parallelus - Anelaphus formerly-parallelus-maybe-undescribed
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 (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)