Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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  • List of species
  • Taxa, synonyms
  • Bibliography

Mecas

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


Mecas LeConte, 1852

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

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

Mecas has 2 subgenera and 17 species plus 1 non-nominal subspecies. The genus is 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
20,060 sp.
tribe
Saperdini
2,339 sp.
genus
Mecas
17 sp.


Region

geographical distribution

Distribution for species of Mecas



Group

Mecas

Subgroup of

Subdivided into 2 subgenus


List of species

18 species and subspecies (17 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)
  • Mecas sericeus (Thomson, 1864)


Taxa, synonyms

2 taxa refer to Mecas



Bibliography

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

  • Mecas LeConte • J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. • 1852 • 2, 2  : 155 [ nov ]
  • Mecas ; Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 114, 397
  • Pannychis Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 127, 402 [ nov div ]
  • Mecas ; Breuning • Frustula Ent. • 1961 • 3, 4  : 4 [ div ]