Insecta Coleoptera Cerambycidae


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  • Region
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  • Implemented key
  • List of species
  • Taxa, synonyms
  • Bibliography

Meton

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


Meton Pascoe, 1862

F.P. Pascoe is the author of the original taxon.

The type species is Meton granulicollis Pascoe, 1859.

Meton Pascoe, 1862 is the full name of the group-genus in the taxonomic classification system.

Meton has 4 species and subspecies (3 species plus 1 non-nominal subspecies). This genus is ranked in the Desmiphorini 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
21,864 sp/ssp.
tribe
Desmiphorini
1,611 sp/ssp.
genus
Meton
3 sp. + 1 non-nominal subsp.


Region

World  [4]

distribution map

Distribution for species of Meton



Group

Meton  [4]

Subgroup of

Subdivided into 3 species


Implemented key

proposed key to select

  • a) Key to species adapted from (Breuning,1976) [Rhodopinini As.-Aus. (Meton+Dulichium) ] • not translated


List of species

4 species and subspecies (3 species plus 1 non-nominal subspecies)

  • Meton digglesii Pascoe, 1859
  • Meton granulicollis granulicollis Pascoe, 1859
  • Meton granulicollis tenimberensis Breuning, 1965
  • Meton tropicus Pascoe, 1862


Taxa, synonyms

2 taxa refer to Meton

  • Meton Pascoe, 1862 [ sp. type : Meton granulicollis Pascoe, 1859 ]
  • Dulichium Thomson, 1864 [ sp. type : Dulichium bigibbosum Thomson, 1864 ]


Bibliography

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

  • Meton Pascoe • The J. Entomol. • 1862 • 1 (5)  : 342 [ nov ]
  • Meton ; Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 59, 132, 370
  • Dulichium Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 326, 369 [ nov div ]
  • Meton ; Pascoe • The Trans. Entomol. Soc. London • 1866 • 3 (3) 3  : 228, 253 [ div ]
    details

    Meton ; Pascoe • The Trans. Entomol. Soc. London • 1866 • 3 (3) 3 : 228, 253

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters
  • Meton ; Lacordaire • Paris, Libr. Enc. Roret • 1869 • 9  : 387
  • Meton = Dulichium ; Hunt & Breuning • Durb. Mus. Nov. • 1956 • 4 (19)  : 329


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