Longhorn beetle facts for kids

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Cerambycidae
Necydalis mellita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea
Family: Cerambycidae
Latreille, 1802 
Subfamilies

Cerambycinae
Lamiinae
Lepturinae
Necydalinae
Parandrinae
Prioninae
Spondylidinae

The longhorn beetles or long-horned beetles (Cerambycidae) are a family of beetles that usually have very long antennae. They can be longer than the beetles' body.

Species

  • Cactus longhorn beetle
  • Citrus long-horned beetle
  • Phymatodes nitidus
  • Asian long-horned beetle
  • Milkweed beetle
  • Valley elderberry longhorn beetle

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