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Species Prionus emarginatus

Prionus emarginatus - female - Prionus emarginatus - female Prioninae - Prionus emarginatus - male Prionus emarginatus? - Prionus emarginatus - male
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 Prioninae
Tribe Prionini
Genus Prionus
No Taxon (subgenus Homaesthesis)
Species emarginatus (Prionus emarginatus)
Identification
Hairy "neck" distinguishes this species from other North American species in the genus.
Range
Rocky Mountain states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Wyoming, and also Nebraska.
Remarks
This species has localized populations, and adults can emerge in great numbers after heavy summer rains.