Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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Megalofrea

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


Megalofrea Aurivillius, 1920

C. Aurivillius is the author of the original taxon.

The type species is Phymasterna humeralis Vollenhoven, 1869.

Megalofrea Aurivillius, 1920 is the full name of the group-genus in the taxonomic classification system.

Megalofrea has 5 species. This genus is ranked in the Crossotina 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
20,382 sp
tribe
Crossotina
405 sp
genus
Megalofrea
5 sp.


Region

World  [5]

distribution map

Distribution for species of Megalofrea...

Distribution for species of Megalofrea



Group

Megalofrea  [5]

Subgroup of

Subdivided into 5 species...


Gallery

Last images posted online

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Last images of Megalofrea, to see more: Plate in gallery Box in collection
Megalofrea bioculata, ♂ [JPRC], Crossotina, Madagascar
Megalofrea bioculata
♂ [JPRC]
Crossotina
Madagascar
Megalofrea bioculata, ♂ [JPRC], Crossotina, Madagascar
Megalofrea bioculata
♂ [JPRC]
Crossotina
Madagascar
Megalofrea bioculata, ♀ [JPRC], Crossotina, Madagascar
Megalofrea bioculata
♀ [JPRC]
Crossotina
Madagascar
Megalofrea humeralis, ♀ [JPRC], Crossotina, Madagascar
Megalofrea humeralis
♀ [JPRC]
Crossotina
Madagascar
Megalofrea humeralis, ♂ [JPRC], Crossotina, Madagascar
Megalofrea humeralis
♂ [JPRC]
Crossotina
Madagascar
Megalofrea humeralis, ♂ [JPRC], Crossotina, Madagascar
Megalofrea humeralis
♂ [JPRC]
Crossotina
Madagascar
Megalofrea decorsii, ♀ [JPRC], Crossotina, Madagascar
Megalofrea decorsii
♀ [JPRC]
Crossotina
Madagascar
Megalofrea decorsii, ♀ [JPRC], Crossotina, Madagascar
Megalofrea decorsii
♀ [JPRC]
Crossotina
Madagascar
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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 Megalofrea • see Breuning, 1957
  • key of Megalofrea • see Breuning, 1942


Implemented key

Use key to determinate specimens...

proposed key to select

  • a) Key to species adapted from (Breuning,1957) • not translated


List of species

5 species...

5 species

  • Megalofrea bioculata (Fairmaire, 1889)
    fig.
    • Madagascar • 2♂ • i-1992 • lam.#2901, 2902
    • Madagascar, Perinet, Moramanga • 4♂1♀ • 18-22 mm • iii-1996 • lam.#2722, 2723, 2724, 2725, 2726
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Megalofrea cinerascens (Fairmaire, 1901)
    fig.
    • Madagascar, Androy, Besely • 1♂1♀ • 17-18.5 mm • i-1992 • lam.#2899, 2900
    • Madagascar, Moramanga • 2♀ • 19 mm • xii-2007 • lam.#14643, 14644
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Megalofrea decorsii (Fairmaire, 1901)
    fig.
    • Madagascar, Angabelzahatse • 2♀ • 16-17 mm • i-1992 • lam.#2895, 2896
    • Madagascar, Anjubezahatse • 1♀ • 14 mm • i-1992 • lam.#3057
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Megalofrea humeralis (Vollenhoven, 1869)
    fig.
    • Madagascar, Bepanosy • 1♂1♀ • 15-18 mm • ii-1992 • lam.#2894, 12743
    • Madagascar, Beparasy • 1♂ • 18 mm • xi-1992 • lam.#3056
    • Madagascar, Moramanga • 1♀ • 18 mm • ii-2010 • lam.#14645
    • Madagascar, Perinet, Moramanga • 3♂ • 16.5-17 mm • iii-1996 • lam.#2727, 2728, 2729
    • Madagascar, Perrinet • 2♂ • 13.5-16 mm • i-1990 • lam.#513, 514
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Megalofrea sparsuticollis (Fairmaire, 1897)


Taxa, synonyms

1 taxon refers to Megalofrea...

1 taxon refers to Megalofrea

  • Megalofrea Aurivillius, 1920 [ sp. type : Phymasterna humeralis Vollenhoven, 1869 ]


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

  • Megalofrea Aurivillius • Ark. Zool. • 1920 • 13 (9)  : 21 [ nov ]
  • Megalofrea ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1942 • 12 (72-84)  : 9, 13, 43 [ key div ]
    details

    Megalofrea ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1942 • 12 (72-84) : 9, 13, 43

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters ; key
  • Megalofrea ; Breuning • Inst. Rech. sc. Tananarive-Ts. • 1957 • 4  : 24, 72 [ key div ]
    details

    Megalofrea ; Breuning • Inst. Rech. sc. Tananarive-Ts. • 1957 • 4 : 24, 72

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters ; key