Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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Plistonax

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


Plistonax Thomson, 1864

J. Thomson is the author of the original taxon.

The type species is Plistonax multipunctatus Thomson, 1864.

Plistonax Thomson, 1864 is the full name of the group-genus in the taxonomic classification system.

Plistonax has 12 species. This genus is ranked in the Acanthoderini 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
20,080 sp.
tribe
Acanthoderini
457 sp.
genus
Plistonax
12 sp.


Region

World  [12]

distribution map

Distribution for species of Plistonax...



Gallery

Last images posted online

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Last images of Plistonax, to see more: Plate in gallery Box in collection
Plistonax rafaeli, ♂, Acanthoderini, French Guiana
Plistonax rafaeli

Acanthoderini
French Guiana
Plistonax difficilis, ♂, Acanthoderini, Paraguay
Plistonax difficilis

Acanthoderini
Paraguay
Plistonax albolinitus, ♀, Acanthoderini, French Guiana
Plistonax albolinitus

Acanthoderini
French Guiana
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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 Plistonax • see Silva Júnior & al., 2021
  • key of Plistonax • see Monné, 2001
  • key of Plistonax • see Monné & Magno, 1992


Implemented key

Use key to determinate specimens...

proposed keys to select

  • a) Partial key to species adapted from (Silva Júnior&al.,2021)
  • b) Partial key to species adapted from (Monné,2001) • not translated


List of species

12 species...

12 species

  • Plistonax albituberculatus Silva Júnior & Souza, 2019
  • Plistonax albolinitus (Bates, 1861)
    image
    • Bolivie, Beni, Rte Rurrenabaque, Yocumo, 210-650m • 2♂ • x-1993 • lam.#1869, 1870
    • Guyane française, Montagne de Kaw • 1♂1♀ • vii-1994, xi-1994 • lam.#1402, 3879
    • Guyane française, Montagne de Kaw, RD6, pk31 • 1♀ • ix-1985 • lam.#912
    • Guyane française, Piste de Kaw • 1♀ • iii-1994 • lam.#1794
    • Guyane française, Piste de Kaw, pk29 • 1♀ • viii-1993 • lam.#593
    • Guyane, Montagne de Kaw, pk37 (piste) • 1♂2♀ • 17 mm • viii-2003, viii-2011 • lam.#7324, 7325, 14714
    • Guyane, Montagne de Kaw, pk38 (piste) • 1♂1♀ • viii-2006 • lam.#8727, 8728
    • Guyane, Montagne de Kaw, pk40 (piste) • 2♀ • 14 mm • viii-2002 • lam.#5586, 5587
    • Guyane, Montagne de Kaw, RD6, pk29 • 1♂ • viii-2007 • lam.#10107
    • Guyane, Montagne de Kaw, RD6, pk36, Camp Patawa • 2♀ • 17 mm • viii-2003, viii-2011 • lam.#7326, 14713
    • Guyane, Piste de Kaw • 2♂1♀ • ix-1991, vii-1994 • lam.#1795, 3877, 3878
    datas
  • Plistonax antonkozlovi Santos-Silva & al., 2020
  • Plistonax ariasi (Chemsak & Hovore, 2002)
  • Plistonax bialbomaculatus (Zajciw, 1964)
  • Plistonax difficilis (Melzer, 1934)
    image
    • Paraguay, Central, Aregua • 1♀ • 8 mm • xii-2005 • lam.#10126
    • Paraguay, Cordillera, Naranjo • 1♂ • 8 mm • xi-2005 • lam.#10093
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Plistonax hefferni (Audureau, 2017)
  • Plistonax inopinatus Lane, 1960
  • Plistonax pictus (Galileo & Martins, 2012)
  • Plistonax rafaeli Martins & al., 2006
    image
    • Guyane, Piste de Kaw • 1♂ • 14 mm • ix-1994 • lam.#1796
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Plistonax senecauxi Tavakilian & Neouze, 2013
  • Plistonax signatifrons (Zajciw, 1964)


Taxa, synonyms

3 taxa refer to Plistonax...

3 taxa refer to Plistonax

  • Plistonax Thomson, 1864 [ sp. type : Plistonax multipunctatus Thomson, 1864 ]
  • Idiomerus Melzer, 1934 [ sp. type : Idiomerus difficilis Melzer, 1934 ]
  • Melzerus Monné, 2005 [ sp. type : Idiomerus difficilis Melzer, 1934 ]


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

  • Plistonax Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 19, 351 [ nov div ]
  • Idiomerus Melzer • Revta. Entomol. R. J. • 1934 • 4, 1  : 98 [ nov div ]
    details

    Idiomerus Melzer • Revta. Entomol. R. J. • 1934 • 4, 1 : 98

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters
    • new taxon/name
  • Plistonax ; Monné & Magno • Revta. Bras. Ent. S. Paulo • 1992 • 36, 4  : 721 [ key div ]
  • Plistonax ; Monné • Bolm Mus. Nac. • 2001 • 466  : 1, 3 [ key ]
    details

    Plistonax ; Monné • Bolm Mus. Nac. • 2001 • 466 : 1, 3

    General information

    • key
  • Melzerus = Idiomerus ; Monné • Zootaxa • 2005 • 1023
  • Melzerus Monné • Zootaxa • 2005 • 1023  : 179 [ nov syn ]
  • Plistonax ; Silva Júnior & al. • Zootaxa • 2019 • 4679, 2  : 395 [ div ]
    details

    Plistonax ; Silva Júnior & al. • Zootaxa • 2019 • 4679, 2 : 395

    General information

    • distinctive characters
  • Plistonax ; Santos-Silva & al. • Zootaxa • 2020 • 4790,3  : 547 [ div ]
    details

    Plistonax ; Santos-Silva & al. • Zootaxa • 2020 • 4790,3 : 547

    General information

    • remark
  • Plistonax ; Silva Júnior & al. • Org. Divers. Evol. • 2021  : 8, 14, 24 [ key div syn ]
    details

    Plistonax ; Silva Júnior & al. • Org. Divers. Evol. • 2021 : 8, 14, 24

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters ; key ; Phylogeny ; remark
    • synonymy
  • Plistonax = Melzerus ; Silva Júnior & al. • Org. Divers. Evol. • 2021  : 14
  • Plistonax ; Santos-Silva & Devesa • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2021 • ser. n.s., 39  : 64 [ div ]
    details

    Plistonax ; Santos-Silva & Devesa • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2021 • ser. n.s., 39 : 64

    General information

    • distinctive characters