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Genus Tragidion

Tragidion - Tragidion densiventre - male - female Tragidion coquus Orange winged Longhorned beetle - Tragidion agave Tarantula hawk Cerambycid - Tragidion annulatum Tragidion coquus - male Tragidion coquus - male Tragidion agave Tragidion coquus - male - female
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 Trachyderini
Subtribe Trachyderina
Genus Tragidion
Explanation of Names
Tragidion Audinet-Serville, 1834
Numbers
8 spp. in our area, 11 spp. total(1)
Identification
Most spp. are morphologically similar and hard to identify; species boundaries remain indistinct. Habitus similar to other genera of this tribe, incl. Purpuricenus, Metaleptus, etc.(2)
Range
US (widespread) to Honduras(2)
Remarks
Adults of one or both sexes are usually bright orange in color and mimic pompilid wasps in the genera Pepsis and Hemipepsis (2)