Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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  • List of species
  • Taxa, synonyms
  • Bibliography

Mecas (Mecas)

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


Mecas (Mecas) LeConte, 1852

J.L. LeConte is the author of the original taxon.

Mecas (Mecas) LeConte, 1852 is the full name of the group-subgenus in the taxonomic classification system.

Mecas (Mecas) has 16 species. The subgenus is the nominate subdivision of Mecas, genus ranked in the Saperdini 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
20,003 sp.
tribe
Saperdini
2,335 sp.
genus
Mecas
17 sp.
subgenus
Mecas
16 sp.


Region

geographical distribution

Distribution for species of Mecas (Mecas)



List of species

17 species and subspecies (16 species and 1 non-nominal subspecies)

  • Mecas alboviticollis Breuning, 1955
  • Mecas ambigena Bates, 1881
  • Mecas bicallosa Martin, 1924
  • Mecas cana cana (Newman, 1840)
  • Mecas cana saturnina (LeConte, 1859)
  • Mecas cineracea Casey, 1913
  • Mecas cinerea (Newman, 1840)
  • Mecas cirrosa Chemsak & Linsley, 1973
  • Mecas confusa Chemsak & Linsley, 1973
  • Mecas femoralis (Haldeman, 1847)
  • Mecas humeralis Chemsak & Linsley, 1973
  • Mecas linsleyi Knull, 1975
  • Mecas marginella LeConte, 1873
  • Mecas marmorata Gahan, 1892
  • Mecas menthae Chemsak & Linsley, 1973
  • Mecas oberoides Bates, 1881
  • Mecas pergrata (Say, 1824)


Taxa, synonyms

1 taxon refers to Mecas (Mecas)



Bibliography

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

  • Mecas ; Breuning • Frustula Ent. • 1961 • 3, 4  : 4 [ cit div ]
  • Mecas ; Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 114, 397 [ cit ]
  • Mecas LeConte • J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. • 1852 • 2, 2  : 155 [ nov ]