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Tribe Desmiphorini

Desmiphora hirticollis (Olivier) - Desmiphora hirticollis Desmiphora aegrota Bates - Desmiphora aegrota Eupogonius tomentosus (Haldeman) - Eupogonius tomentosus Unknown Longhorn - Eupogonius pauper Eupogonius - Eupogonius subarmatus Psenocerus supernotatus (Say) - Psenocerus supernotatus From Smilax - Psenocerus supernotatus Eupogonius pauper
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 Desmiphorini
Explanation of Names
Desmiphorini Thomson 1860
12 spp. in 5 genera in our area, ~470 spp. in 72 genera in the New World(1), >1,500 spp. in ~340 genera worldwide(2)
pantropical group, most diverse in Africa & S. America(2); in our area, e. NA to AZ in the south; more diverse in sw. US(1)