Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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  • Classification
  • Region
  • Group
  • Key to subgroups
  • Implemented key
  • List of species
  • Taxa, synonyms
  • Bibliography

Epicasta

Epicasta is the scientific name of a group of Lamiinae -also called lamiines or flat-faced longhorned beetles-


Epicasta Thomson, 1864

J. Thomson is the author of the original taxon.

The type species is Epicasta ocellata Thomson, 1864.

Epicasta Thomson, 1864 is the full name of the group-genus in the taxonomic classification system.

Epicasta has 2 species. This genus is ranked in the Desmiphorini tribe of Lamiinae.


Classification

kingdom
Animalia
~1,200,000 sp.
phylum
Arthropoda
~1,000,000 sp.
class
Insecta
~830,000 sp.
order
Coleoptera
~350,000 sp.
family
Cerambycidae
~35,000 sp.
subfamily
Lamiinae
20,096 sp.
tribe
Desmiphorini
1,550 sp.
genus
Epicasta
2 sp.


Region

World  [2]

distribution map

Distribution for species of Epicasta...

Distribution for species of Epicasta



Group

Epicasta  [2]

Subgroup of

Subdivided into 2 species...
Subdivided into 2 species


Key to subgroups

Some keys and updates found in the bibliography...

Some keys and updates found in the bibliography • use implemented key in next section

  • key of Epicasta • see Breuning, 1976


Implemented key

Use key to determinate specimens...

proposed key to select

  • a) Key to species adapted from (Breuning,1976) [Rhodopinini As.-Aus.] • not translated

possible resulting taxa



List of species

2 species...

2 species

  • Epicasta ocellata Thomson, 1864
    • Sumatra • 1♂ • 22 mm • vi-2000 • lam.#14044
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Epicasta turbida (Pascoe, 1866)


Taxa, synonyms

2 taxa refer to Epicasta...

2 taxa refer to Epicasta

  • Epicasta Thomson, 1864 [ sp. type : Epicasta ocellata Thomson, 1864 ]
  • Psaumis Pascoe, 1866 [ sp. type : Psaumis turbidus Pascoe, 1866 ]


Bibliography

Some citations found in the bibliography excluding lists and catalogs except with nomenclatural act or image or data...

Some citations found in the bibliography excluding lists and catalogs except with nomenclatural act or image or data

  • Epicasta Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 90, 385 [ nov div ]
  • Psaumis Pascoe • The Trans. Entomol. Soc. London • 1866 • 3, 3, 3  : 228, 246 [ nov div ]
    details

    Psaumis Pascoe • The Trans. Entomol. Soc. London • 1866 • 3, 3, 3 : 228, 246

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters
    • new taxon/name
  • Epicasta ; Lacordaire • Paris, Libr. Enc. Roret • 1872 • 9, 2  : 490
  • Epicasta ; Breuning • Sciences Nat • 1976  : 95 [ key div ]
    details

    Epicasta ; Breuning • Sciences Nat • 1976 : 95

    General information

    • description ; key