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Genus Mallodon

Mallodon dasystomus? - Mallodon dasystomus (Hardwood Stump Borer) - Mallodon dasystomus Smuckers - Mallodon dasystomus Hardwood Stump Borer Beetle - Mallodon dasystomus 06172011Beetle - Mallodon dasystomus Pseudoscorpion under wing of - Mallodon dasystomus Stenodontes sp. - Mallodon dasystomus Mallodon dasystomus? - Mallodon dasystomus - male
Classification
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn 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
Numbers
A single species in our area, 5 spp. in the New World(2)
Identification
Antennal tubercles at the base of the antennae acute; mandibles nearly horizontal, prolonged in male, more or less carinate above, most bidentate and pubescent internally
Range
so. US (north to VA-OK-AZ) to Argentina(3)(2)