Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Disteniinae

Cerambycid that has me completely stumped. - Elytrimitatrix undata looong antenna beetle - Elytrimitatrix undata Elytrimitatrix undata ? - Elytrimitatrix undata Longhorn Beetle Sp.? - Elytrimitatrix undata Elytrimitatrix undata Elytrimitatrix undata A Longhorn? - Elytrimitatrix undata Longhorn found dead - Elytrimitatrix undata
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 Disteniinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
usually treated as a separate family(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Disteniidae J. Thomson 1861
Numbers
A single species in our area(3), ~200 spp. in a dozen genera in the New World(4), ~340 spp. in 32 genera total(5)
Range
essentially a tropical group; in our area, e. US(4)
Works Cited
1.New World Cerambycidae Catalog
2.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
3.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
4.Checklist of the Oxypeltidae, Vesperidae, Disteniidae and Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of the Western Hemisphere
Bezark L.G., Monné M.A. 2013. 470 pp.
5.Order Coleoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Ślipiński S.A., Leschen R.A.B., Lawrence J.F. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 203–208.