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Tribe Meroscelisini

Huge black beetle, Saltery Bay - Tragosoma harrisii Tragosoma depsarium - Tragosoma harrisii Cerambycidae? - Tragosoma harrisii prionis-like beetle - Tragosoma harrisii - male prionis-like beetle - Tragosoma harrisii - male Tragosoma harrisii - female Mt Lemmon 6000feet elev  - Tragosoma spiculum Brown longhorn beetle with furry thorax - Tragosoma
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 Meroscelisini
Explanation of Names
Meroscelisini Thomson 1861
Numbers
3 spp. in a single genus in our area, ~30 spp. in 11 genera in the New World(1)
Range
in our area, boreal & western, widespread in the Neotropics(1)