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Tribe Apomecynini

Small Longhorn Beetle - Sybra alternans Adetaptera wickhami (Schaeffer) - Adetaptera wickhami Cerambycidae - Dorcasta ? - Dorcasta cinerea Cerambycidae - ? - Adetus brousii LH - Dorcasta cinerea longhorn - Dorcasta cinerea Dorcasta cinerea (Horn) - Dorcasta cinerea Dorcasta cinerea
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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Apomecynini
Explanation of Names
Apomecynini Thomson 1860
6 spp. in 4 genera in our area, 320 spp. in 44 genera in the New World(1), almost 1,800 spp. in ~250 genera worldwide(2)
pantropical group (esp. rich in SE Asia & Australia) barely represented in NA (only in so. US)(1)(2)