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Genus Necydalis

ichneumon wasp mimic - Necydalis laevicollis Wasp-mimicking Beetle - Necydalis rudei - female Cerambycidae, dorsal - Necydalis mellita Necydalis barbarae Necydalis mellita (Say) - Necydalis mellita Red Hymenoptera ? - Necydalis laevicollis Necydalis.... - Necydalis laevicollis Pretty red bug - Necydalis
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 Necydalinae
Genus Necydalis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Necydalis Linnaeus 1758
7 spp. in the New World, all in the nominate subgenus and all in our area(1); much more diverse in the Old World
in our area, N. mellita in e. NA, the rest are western(1)