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Tribe Moneilemini

Moneilema armatum Another cactus longhorn - Moneilema gigas - female Cactus Beetle - Moneilema gigas Cactus longhorn - Moneilema gigas Cactus Longhorn Beetle? - Moneilema armatum Beetle on a Prickly Pear - Moneilema Cactus-loving beetle - Moneilema Moneilema species - Moneilema
Classification
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 Moneilemini
Explanation of Names
Moneilemini Thomson 1864
Numbers
a single genus in the tribe, with 5 spp. in our area and 20 spp. total(1)
Range
precinctive to w. NA, most diverse in sw. US and Mexico(1)