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Tribe Agapanthiini

Longhorn Beetle - Spalacopsis stolata Longhorned beetle - Hippopsis lemniscata Hippopsis lemniscata? - Hippopsis lemniscata Hippopsis lemniscata Hippopsis lemniscata BeetleTBID07072014_1121 - Hippopsis lemniscata 827W05 - Hippopsis lemniscata Beetle for ID - Hippopsis lemniscata
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 Agapanthiini
Explanation of Names
Agapanthiini Mulsant 1839
6 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~100 spp. in 14 genera in the New World(1), almost 700 spp. in >80 genera worldwide(2)
primarily Old World, by far most diverse in Eurasia(2); in our area, e. US to TX (most spp. restricted to FL)(1)