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Superfamily Chrysomeloidea - Long-horned and Leaf Beetles

Another cactus longhorn - Moneilema gigas - female Cottonwood Borer behavior question - Plectrodera scalator Cosmosalia nigrolineata, detail of female's recurved pubescence - Lepturobosca nigrolineata - female Cryptocephalus leucomelas leucomelas - Cryptocephalus leucomelas - female  Neoclytus scutellaris, yes? - Neoclytus scutellaris Unknown Beetle - Tricholochmaea 9040443 Leaf B. - Luperaltica nigripalpis - male - female Saxinis sonorensis? - Saxinis sonorensis - 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)
5 families in our area (counting Disteniidae as family), 7 total(1)
the most recent general treatment in(2)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
2.Handbook of Zoology. Coleoptera Vol. 3: Morphology and Systematics (Phytophaga)
Leschen R.A.B., Beutel R.G. (eds). 2014. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. 687 pp.