Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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Melanopolia (Melanopolia)

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


Melanopolia (Melanopolia) Bates, 1884

H.W. Bates is the author of the original taxon.

Melanopolia (Melanopolia) Bates, 1884 is the full name of the group-subgenus in the taxonomic classification system.

Melanopolia (Melanopolia) has 12 species and subspecies (10 species plus 2 non-nominal subspecies). The subgenus is the nominal subdivision of Melanopolia, genus ranked in the Lamiini 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
20,087 sp.
tribe
Lamiini
1,524 sp.
genus
Melanopolia
12 sp.
subgenus
Melanopolia
10 sp.


Region

World  [12]

distribution map

Distribution for species of Melanopolia (Melanopolia)...



Group

(Melanopolia)  [12]

Subgroup of

Subdivided into 10 species...


Gallery

Last images posted online

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Last images of Melanopolia (Melanopolia), to see more: Plate in gallery Box in collection
Melanopolia catori catori, ♀, Lamiini, Ivory Coast
Melanopolia catori catori

Lamiini
Ivory Coast
Melanopolia cincta cincta, ♂, Lamiini, Cameroon
Melanopolia cincta cincta

Lamiini
Cameroon
Melanopolia cincta cincta, ♀, Lamiini, Cameroon
Melanopolia cincta cincta

Lamiini
Cameroon
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Key to subgroups

Some keys and updates found in the bibliography...

Some keys and updates found in the bibliography

  • key of Melanopolia • see Dillon & Dillon, 1959


List of species

12 species and subspecies (10 species and 2 non-nominal subspecies)...

12 species and subspecies (10 species and 2 non-nominal subspecies)

  • Melanopolia brevicornis Dillon & Dillon, 1959
  • Melanopolia catori catori Jordan, 1903
    image
    • Côte d'Ivoire, Fresco • 1♀ • 17 mm • v-2009 • lam.#13070
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Melanopolia catori vittata Dillon & Dillon, 1959
  • Melanopolia cincta camerunensis Dillon & Dillon, 1959
    • Cameroun, Obout • 1♀ • 17.5 mm • iii-2013 • lam.#18523
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Melanopolia cincta cincta Jordan, 1903
    image
    • Cameroun, Mengueme • 1♂1♀ • 14.5-17 mm • viii-1999 • lam.#12923, 12924
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Melanopolia cotytta Dillon & Dillon, 1959
  • Melanopolia frenata Bates, 1884
    • Cameroun, Prov. Centre • 1♂ • vii-1995 • lam.#3288
    • Cameroun, Ufon • 1♂ • viii-1993 • lam.#2423
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Melanopolia freundei Dillon & Dillon, 1959
  • Melanopolia ligondesi Lepesme, 1952
  • Melanopolia longiscapa Breuning, 1935
  • Melanopolia lysida Dillon & Dillon, 1959
  • Melanopolia ruficornis Breuning, 1955


Taxa, synonyms

2 taxa refer to Melanopolia (Melanopolia)...

2 taxa refer to Melanopolia (Melanopolia)



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

  • Melanopolia Bates • The Ent. Mo. Mag. • 1884 • 21  : 15 [ nov ]
  • Griphammus Jordan • Novit. Zool. • 1894 • 1, 1  : 195 [ nov ]
  • Melanopolia ; Jordan • Novit. Zool. • 1903 • 10, 2  : 151 [ div syn ]
    details

    Melanopolia ; Jordan • Novit. Zool. • 1903 • 10, 2 : 151

    General information

    • remark
    • synonymy
  • Melanopolia = Griphammus ; Jordan • Novit. Zool. • 1903 • 10, 2  : 151
  • Melanopolia ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1944 • 13, 107-137  : 386
  • Melanopolia ; Dillon & Dillon • Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. • 1959 • 52  : 556 [ key div ]
    details

    Melanopolia ; Dillon & Dillon • Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. • 1959 • 52 : 556

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters ; key