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Subfamily Necydalinae

Necydalis - Necydalis diversicollis Wasp-mimicking Beetle - Necydalis laevicollis Necydalis - Necydalis mellita Ichneumon - Necydalis laevicollis Necydalis rudei male? - Necydalis cavipennis Necydalis mellita (Say) - Necydalis mellita Unknown Beetle - Cerambycidae?? - Ulochaetes leoninus Necydalis.... - Necydalis laevicollis
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 Necydalinae
Explanation of Names
Necydalinae Latreille 1825
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~70 spp. in 12 genera in the New World(1) + many Necydalis spp. in the Old World
in the New World, much more diverse in so. hemisphere (most genera); in our area, all but one sp. are western(1)