Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Tragosoma

Beetle - unident - Tragosoma pilosicorne Tragosoma harrisii Longhorned Beetle - Tragosoma harrisii Tragosoma pilosicorne? - Tragosoma harrisii - female Tragosoma? - Tragosoma harrisii Tragosoma sp. - Tragosoma Cerambycidae? - Tragosoma harrisii - - Tragosoma harrisii
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
Genus Tragosoma
3 spp. in our area(1)
T. chiricahuae Linsley 1959 sw. US (AZ, NM)
T. harrisii (LeConte 1851) NA to n. Mexico (coniferous belt) (nearctic records of T. depsarium refer to this sp.; T. depsarium is now considered strictly an Old World species)(2)
T. pilosicorne Casey 1890 w. US (CA, OR)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.New name in Tragosoma