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Genus Typocerus

Flower Longhorn? - Typocerus lunulatus Cerambycidae, elytral apices - Typocerus acuticauda Unkown beetle #1 - Typocerus velutinus Beetle 4283-4290-4291 - Typocerus octonotatus Typocerus Typocerus zebra? - Typocerus zebra Typocerus acuticauda?  - Typocerus Typocerus lugubris
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lepturinae (Flower Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Typocerus
Explanation of Names
Typocerus LeConte 1850
15 spp. total, all in our area(1)(2)
8‒16 mm
e. & c. NA (more diverse in se. US), one sp. in the Rockies, as follows:(1)(3)(4)(5)
T. acuticauda, T. velutinus e. NA
T. lugubris, T. octonotatus, T. zebra e. US & ON
T. lunulatus e. US (PA‒MO to FL‒TX)
T. sparsa QC‒MB & Great Lakes area
T. confluens MB & c. US
T. deceptus PA‒IN‒FL
T. sinuatus s.-c. US
T. badius GA‒FL
T. fulvocinctus FL
T. balteatus NT‒AB‒AZ
T. gloriosus CO‒UT‒NM‒AZ
T. serraticornis ID‒OR to CO‒NV
larvae in rotting wood, often pines; T. octonotatus is borer of native grasses(3)