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Tribe Tetraopini

Milkweed Longhorn - Tetraopes annulatus Tetraopes tetrophthalmus - Red Milkweed Beetle - Tetraopes femoratus Red Milkweed Beetle - Tetraopes tetrophthalmus Cerambycidae: Tetraopes tetrophthalmus - Tetraopes tetrophthalmus Red Milkweed Beetle - Tetraopes tetrophthalmus milkweed beetle - Tetraopes melanurus herbivory on leaf tip of Common milkweed - Tetraopes tetrophthalmus Cerambycidae, distinctive herbivory on Common Milkweed - Tetraopes tetrophthalmus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Tetraopini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes treated to include Tetrops(1)
Explanation of Names
Tetraopini Thomson 1860
17 spp. in 2 genera in our area, 86 spp. in 3 genera total(2)
primarily neotropical group represented also in NA(2) [the distribution shown in(1) reflects a wider definition of the tribe]