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Tribe Pteropliini

Ataxia crypta (Say)  - Ataxia crypta Longhorned Beetle - Ataxia arizonica Ataxia hubbardi? - Ataxia hubbardi Ataxia hubbardi Flat-Faced Longhorn Beetle - Ataxia crypta Ataxia tibialis Schaeffer - Ataxia tibialis - female Perhaps a flat-faced beetle? - Ataxia Ataxia hubbardi? - Ataxia hubbardi
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 Pteropliini
Explanation of Names
Pteropliini Thomson 1860
8 spp. in a single genus in our area, ~120 spp. in 18 genera in the New World(1), >2,060 spp. in >280 genera worldwide(2)
pantropical (mostly palaeotropical, esp. Oriental) group with just 90 spp. in the holarctic region, of which just a few in NA(2); in our area, so. US, with 1 sp. ranging north to MN(1)