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Genus Mallodon

Mallodon dasystomus? - Mallodon dasystomus Bark Beetle - Mallodon dasystomus Coleoptera - Mallodon dasystomus Nothopleurus madericus? - Mallodon dasystomus - male Giant Black Bug with Vicious Jaws - Mallodon dasystomus Archodontes? or Malledon? - Mallodon dasystomus Some sort of Stag Beetle? - Mallodon dasystomus long horned beetle? - Mallodon dasystomus
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 Prioninae
Tribe Mallodonini
Genus Mallodon
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
until recently, treated as a subgenus of Stenodontes(1)
Explanation of Names
Mallodon Lacordaire 1830
A single species in our area, 5 spp. in the New World(2)
so. US (north to VA-OK-AZ) to Argentina(3)(2)