Insecta Coleoptera Cerambycidae


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

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
21,866 sp/ssp.
tribe
Crossotina
422 sp/ssp.
genus
Megalofrea
5 sp.


Region

World  [5]

distribution map

Distribution for species of Megalofrea



Group



Gallery

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 • use implemented key in next section

  • key of Megalofrea • see Breuning, 1957
  • key of Megalofrea • see Breuning, 1942


Implemented key

proposed key to select

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


List of species

5 species

  • Megalofrea bioculata (Fairmaire, 1889)
    fig.
  • Megalofrea cinerascens (Fairmaire, 1901)
    fig.
  • Megalofrea decorsii (Fairmaire, 1901)
    fig.
  • Megalofrea humeralis (Vollenhoven, 1869)
    fig.
  • Megalofrea sparsuticollis (Fairmaire, 1897)


Taxa, synonyms

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

  • 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