Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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  • Classification
  • Region
  • Group
  • 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. The 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
20,017 sp.
tribe
Desmiphorini
1,556 sp.
genus
Epicasta
2 sp.


Region

geographical distribution

Distribution for species of Epicasta



Group

Epicasta

Subgroup of

Subdivided into 2 species


Implemented key

Use key to determinate specimens

proposed keys to select

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

possible resulting taxa



List of species

2 species

  • Epicasta ocellata Thomson, 1864
    • Sumatra Is. • 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

  • 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

  • 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