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Genus Archodontes

large beetle - Archodontes melanopus Longhorned Beetle - Archodontes melanopus Longhorned Beetle - Archodontes melanopus maybe Archodontes melanopus? - Archodontes melanopus large beetle - Archodontes melanopus Cerambycid - Archodontes melanopus Cerambycid - Archodontes melanopus Cerambycid - Archodontes melanopus
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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Prioninae
Tribe Macrotomini
Subtribe Basitoxina
Genus Archodontes
Numbers
A single species with 3 sspp. in the New World, all in our area(1)
Range
s. US(1)
Habitat
In SC, primarily in sandhills and coastal plain
Remarks
similar to Mallodon, but mandibles are projected downward, in line with face (left) as opposed to projected outward (right). Additionally, edge of pronotum of Mallodon is rounded, not straight.