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Genus Stenaspis

Stenaspis verticalis arizonacus - Stenaspis verticalis All black and shiny - Stenaspis solitaria red legged cerambycid - Stenaspis verticalis - - Stenaspis verticalis - female Handsome black longhorn - Stenaspis solitaria large long-horned beetle - Stenaspis solitaria Stenaspis solitaria? - Stenaspis solitaria longhorn beetle - Stenaspis verticalis
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 Stenaspis
Explanation of Names
Stenaspis Audinet-Serville 1834
Greek stenos (στενος) 'narrow' + aspis (ασπις) 'shield' (apparently refers to the shape of the scutellum)
2 spp. in our area, 9 spp. total(1)
sw. US (TX-CA) to Bolivia(1)