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Tribe Phytoeciini

Dogwood Twig Borer Beetle - Oberea tripunctata INSECT - BORER - REDDISH WITH 4 BLACK DOTS.JPG - Oberea pruinosa Oberea praelonga Oberea sp - Oberea praelonga Saperda maybe? - Mecas pergrata Sassafras Borer Mating Pair - Oberea ruficollis - male - female Mecas cana saturnina (LeConte) - Mecas cana Beetle for ID - Oberea perspicillata
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 Phytoeciini
Explanation of Names
Phytoeciini Mulsant 1839
Numbers
28 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~40 spp. in 5 genera in the New World(1), ~1,120 spp. in >50 genera worldwide(2)
Range
group poorly represented outside Africa & Eurasia(2); in our area, the vast majority of spp. are eastern(1)