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Tribe Acanthoderini

Flat Faced Longhorn - Aegomorphus modestus Flat-Faced Longhorn Beetle - Aegomorphus modestus Flat-Faced Longhorn - Aegomorphus modestus Aegomorphus modestus Stippled Longhorn - Aegomorphus modestus Acanthoderes quadrigibba Aegomorphus modestus Aegomorphus modestus
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)
Tribe Acanthoderini
Explanation of Names
Acanthoderini Thomson 1860
7 spp. in 4 genera in our area, almost 500 spp. in 58 genera in the New World, >500 spp. in ~70 genera total(1)(2)
in our area, e. NA to AZ in the south; by far most diverse in S. America(1), feebly represented elsewhere (~15 spp. outside the New World)(2)