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Genus Sphaenothecus

Sphaenothecus bivittata Dupont - Sphaenothecus bilineatus Flower Longhorn - Sphaenothecus bilineatus Unknown beetle? - Sphaenothecus bilineatus beetle - Sphaenothecus bilineatus Unknown longhorn beetle (Sphaenothecus bivittatus?) - Sphaenothecus bilineatus Longhorn Beetle - Sphaenothecus bilineatus Sphaenothecus bivittata  - Sphaenothecus bilineatus Sphaenothecus bivittatus? - Sphaenothecus bilineatus - male
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 Sphaenothecus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syn: Taranomis Casey
2 spp. in our area, 7 spp. total(1)
genus reviewed in(2)
sw. US (TX-CA) to Costa Rica(1)
Works Cited
1.A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
2.Review of the genus Sphaenothecus Dupont (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Chemsak J.A., Noguera F.A. 1998. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 74(1): 12-26.