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Genus Megacyllene

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Classification
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
Numbers
10 spp. in our area (all in the nominate subgenus), 56 spp. in 2 subgenera in the New World(1)
Range
apparently restricted to the New World; in our area, 3 spp. in the east, others western(1)
Food
with the exception of Megacyllene caryae, the larval hosts of members of Megacyllene seem to be restricted to Fabaceae (2)
See Also
Placosternus Hopping 1937 - so. US