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Species Neaneflus brevispinus

South Texas Elaphidiini  - Neaneflus brevispinus - male South Texas Elaphidiini - Neaneflus brevispinus - male Cerambycidae - Neaneflus brevispinus Cerambycidae - Neaneflus brevispinus
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 Cerambycinae
Tribe Elaphidiini
Genus Neaneflus
Species brevispinus (Neaneflus brevispinus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Chemsak 1962
2 spp., both occur in western US (1)
Body length: 11-19 mm (Lingafelter 2001)
CA-TX / western Mex. (Zacatecas)
Type Locality: Zacatecas, Mexico
See Also
Neaneflus is very similar in appearance to Aneflomorpha and Aneflus species.
It differs from Aneflomorpha in having greatly expanded antennal apices laterally and apically (Aneflomorpha has only slightly expanded antennal apices), and a very short third antennomere (less than half length of pronotum (in Aneflomorpha it is at least three-fourths the length of the pronotum. (Lingafelter 2001)

Aneflomorpha tenuis (LeConte)
Det. D. Heffern 2009

Aneflomorpha seminuda Casey
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2010
Print References
Chemsak, J.A. 1962. New North American species of Elaphidionine Cerambycidae. Pan-Pacific Entomol., 38(2): 103-112.
Internet References
The Elaphidiini Site - Steven W. Lingafelter, 2001
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.