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Tribe Tetraopini

Red Milkweed Beetle - Tetraopes tetrophthalmus Tetraopes crinitus? - Tetraopes discoideus Tetraopes femoratus Tetraopes discoideus LeConte - Tetraopes discoideus - - Tetraopes Black-spotted red beetle - Tetraopes tetrophthalmus Tetraopes quinquemaculatus Haldeman - Tetraopes quinquemaculatus red-femured milkweed longhorn - Tetraopes femoratus
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 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]