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Species Tragosoma harrisii

Huge black beetle, Saltery Bay - Tragosoma harrisii - - Tragosoma harrisii Tragosoma depsarium - Tragosoma harrisii Tragosoma pilosicorne? - Tragosoma harrisii - female Cerambycidae - Longhorned Beetles - Tragosoma harrisii Cerambycidae trapped in multiple-funnel traps - Tragosoma harrisii beetle family? - 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
Species harrisii (Tragosoma harrisii)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
nearctic records of T. depsarium refer to this species; T. depsarium is strictly an Old World species(1)
Explanation of Names
Tragosoma harrisii LeConte 1851

male, female
conifer belt of NA to n. Mexico; most common at higher altitudes (~5,000 ft)(2)
Works Cited
1.New name in Tragosoma
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.