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Genus Megacyllene

Locust Borer - Megacyllene robiniae Wasp - Megacyllene robiniae A locust borer? - Megacyllene robiniae Locust Borer (Megacyllene robiniae) - Megacyllene robiniae Megacyllene??   - Megacyllene decora Locust Borer - Megacyllene robiniae Megacyllene antennata beetle - Megacyllene antennata
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 Clytini
Genus Megacyllene
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Megacyllene Casey 1912
10 spp. in our area (all in the nominate subgenus), 56 spp. in 2 subgenera in the New World(1)
apparently restricted to the New World; in our area, 3 spp. in the east, others western(1)