Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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

Melzerella

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


Melzerella Costa-Lima, 1931

A. M. Costa-Lima is the author of the original taxon.

The type species is Melzerella lutzi Costa-Lima, 1931.

Melzerella Costa-Lima, 1931 is the full name of the group-genus in the taxonomic classification system.

Melzerella has 5 species. The genus is ranked in the Aerenicini 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
~40,000 sp.
subfamily
Lamiinae
19,959 sp.
tribe
Aerenicini
145 sp.
genus
Melzerella
5 sp.


Gallery

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Some pictures exposed in gallery

Melzerella costalimai, ♀, Aerenicini, French Guiana
Melzerella costalimai

Aerenicini
French Guiana
Melzerella monnei, ♂, Aerenicini, Bolivia
Melzerella monnei

Aerenicini
Bolivia


Region

geographical distribution

Distribution for species of Melzerella



Group

Melzerella

Subgroup of

Subdivided into 5 species


Key to subgroups

Some keys and updates found in the bibliography • use implemented key in next section



Implemented key

Use key to determinate specimens

proposed key to select

  • a) Key to species adapted from (Martins&al.,2015)


List of species

5 species

  • Melzerella costalimai Campos-Seabra, 1961
    • French Guiana • Montagne de Kaw, RD6, pk37+3 • 1♀ • 18.5 mm • ix-2011 • lam.#14504
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
    picture
  • Melzerella huedepohli Monné, 1979
  • Melzerella inopinata Martins & al., 2015
  • Melzerella lutzi Costa-Lima, 1931
  • Melzerella monnei Wappes & Lingafelter, 2011
    • Bolivia • Nor Yungas, Caranavi, 1500m • 1♂ • 16 mm • xi-1989 • lam.#14503
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
    picture


Taxa, synonyms

1 taxon refers to Melzerella

  • Melzerella Costa-Lima, 1931 [ sp. type : Melzerella lutzi Costa-Lima, 1931 ]


Bibliography

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

  • Melzerella ; Martins & al. • Zootaxa • 2015 • 3973, 2  : 288 [ cit key ]
    more info

    Melzerella ; Martins & al. • Zootaxa • 2015 • 3973, 2 : 288 [ cit key ]

    General information

    • key
  • Melzerella ; Wappes & Lingafelter • Zootaxa • 2011 • 2805  : 31, 34 [ cit key div ]
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    Melzerella ; Wappes & Lingafelter • Zootaxa • 2011 • 2805 : 31, 34 [ cit key div ]

    General information

    • key ; remark
  • Metzerella ; Giuglaris • Entomoservice • 2006 • 3  : xx [ cit ]
  • Melzerella Costa-Lima • Revta. Entomol. R. J. • 1931 • 1, 2  : 139 [ nov div ]
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    Melzerella Costa-Lima • Revta. Entomol. R. J. • 1931 • 1, 2 : 139 [ nov div ]

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters