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Genus Leptostylus

Leptostylus transversus? - Leptostylus transversus Leptostylus cretatellus Bates - Leptostylus cretatellus Borer of some sort? - Leptostylus transversus Leptostylus asperatus Long-horned Beetle id. - Leptostylus Leptostylus transversus Leptostylus transversus Leptostylus asperatus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Acanthocinini
Genus Leptostylus
Explanation of Names
Leptostylus LeConte 1852
4 spp. in our area(1), ~80 spp. total(2)
e. NA to Argentina; in our area, L. transversus in e. NA (to QC‒ON), the rest are restricted to FL & TX(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of the Cerambycidae (Col.) of Canada and United States of America, Parts I‒IV
Monné M.A., Nearns E.H. 2023. Available from
2.New World Cerambycidae Catalog
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.