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Genus Tetropium

Brown spruce longhorn beetle - Tetropium fuscum lab photographs - Tetropium fuscum Cerambycidae trapped in multiple-funnel traps - Tetropium velutinum Tetropium parvulum Brown Beetle - Tetropium Phymatodes? - Tetropium parvulum Phymatodes? - Tetropium parvulum Longhorn Beetle - Tetropium
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 Spondylidinae
Tribe Asemini
Genus Tetropium
7 spp. in our area (incl. one adventive), 13 spp. in the New World(1), about a dozen more in the Palaearctic
widespread in our area; other spp. in Mexico & Guatemala(1) and in Eurasia
Internet References
T. castaneum (Linnaeus 1758) (Black Spruce Beetle) fact sheet (anon. 2011)(2)