Insecta Coleoptera Cerambycidae


Page Content

  • Classification
  • Region
  • Group
  • Gallery
  • Key to subgroups
  • Latest events
  • List of species
  • Taxa, synonyms
  • Bibliography

Batocera

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


Batocera Dejean, 1835

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

The type species is Cerambyx rubus Linnaeus, 1758.

Batocera Dejean, 1835 is the full name of the group-genus in the taxonomic classification system.

Batocera has 82 species and subspecies (67 species plus 15 non-nominal subspecies). This genus is ranked in the Batocerini 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
Batocerini
184 sp/ssp.
genus
Batocera
67 sp. + 15 non-nominal subsp.


Gallery

Last images of Batocera, to see more: Plate in gallery Box in collection

Batocera wyliei, ♀ [JPRC], Batocerini, Gabon
Batocera wyliei
♀ [JPRC]
Batocerini
Gabon
Batocera wyliei, ♂ [JPRC], Batocerini, Gabon
Batocera wyliei
♂ [JPRC]
Batocerini
Gabon
nop=0


Key to subgroups

Some keys and updates found in the bibliography

  • partial key of Batocera • see Perger & Vitali, 2012
  • regional key of Batocera • see Rondon & Breuning, 1970


Latest events

  • 2023 • Batocera yoshikawai n. sp. • cf. J.-R. Houllier
  • 2023 • Batocera ammiralis = Mimobatocera laterifusca Breuning, 1970 • cf. J.-R. Houllier
  • 2023 • Batocera celebiana bivittata Breuning, 1950 • cf. T'Joen, L. & Houllier, J.-R.
  • 2023 • Batocera celebiana = Batocera celebiana ab. trituberculata Gilmour, 1956 • cf. T'Joen, L. & Houllier, J.-R.
  • 2023 • Batocera celebiana eurydice Thomson, 1878 • cf. T'Joen, L. & Houllier, J.-R.
  • 2023 • Batocera celebiana jampeana n. sp. • cf. T'Joen, L. & Houllier, J.-R.
  • 2023 • Batocera celebiana mayuensis n. sp. • cf. T'Joen, L. & Houllier, J.-R.
  • 2023 • Batocera metallescens = Batocera celebiana pierrotae Rigout, 1994 • cf. T'Joen, L. & Houllier, J.-R.
  • 2023 • Batocera celebiana metallescens Pascoe, 1866 • cf. T'Joen, L. & Houllier, J.-R.
  • 2023 • Batocera metallescens = Batocera celebiana m. biflavomaculata Breuning, 1950 • cf. T'Joen, L. & Houllier, J.-R.


List of species

82 species and subspecies (67 species plus 15 non-nominal subspecies)

  • Batocera aeneonigra Thomson, 1859
  • Batocera ammiralis Breuning, 1947
  • Batocera andamana Thomson, 1878
  • Batocera armata (Olivier, 1800)
  • Batocera boisduvalii (Hope, 1839)
  • Batocera breuningi Gilmour, 1948
  • Batocera browni Bates, 1877
  • Batocera bruynii Lansberge, 1880
  • Batocera calanus (Parry, 1844)
  • Batocera celebiana bivittata Breuning, 1950
  • Batocera celebiana celebiana Thomson, 1858
  • Batocera celebiana eurydice Thomson, 1878
  • Batocera celebiana jampeana T'Joen & Houllier, 2023
  • Batocera celebiana mayuensis T'Joen & Houllier, 2023
  • Batocera celebiana metallescens Pascoe, 1866
  • Batocera celebiana obliqua Vollenhoven, 1871
  • Batocera celebiana selayariana T'Joen & Houllier, 2023
  • Batocera celebiana tucana Kriesche, 1928
  • Batocera chevrolatii Thomson, 1859
  • Batocera cinnamomea Pascoe, 1866
  • Batocera claudia Pascoe, 1866
  • Batocera davidis Deyrolle, 1878
  • Batocera diana Nonfried, 1892
  • Batocera drapiezi Aurivillius, 1922
  • Batocera enganensis Gahan, 1907


Taxa, synonyms

5 taxa refer to Batocera

  • Batocera Dejean, 1835 [ sp. type : Cerambyx rubus Linnaeus, 1758 ]
  • Megacriodes Pascoe, 1866 [ sp. type : Megacriodes saundersii Pascoe, 1866 ]
  • Batocera (Tyrannolamia) Kriesche, 1915 [ sp. type : Batocera wallacei Thomson, 1858 ]
  • Semibatocera Kriesche, 1915 [ sp. type : Lamia (Batocera) calanus Parry, 1844 ]
  • Mimobatocera Breuning, 1970 [ sp. type : Mimobatocera laterifusca Breuning, 1970 ]


Bibliography

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

  • Batocera Dejean • Méquignon-Marvis, Paris • 1835 • ed. 2, 4  : 341 [ nov ]
  • Batocera ; Thomson • Arch. ent. • 1858 • 1  : 447
  • Batocera ; Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 74, 378
  • Batocera ; Pascoe • The Trans. Entomol. Soc. London • 1866 • 3 (3) 3  : 259, 261 [ div ]
    details

    Batocera ; Pascoe • The Trans. Entomol. Soc. London • 1866 • 3 (3) 3 : 259, 261

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters
  • Megacriodes Pascoe • The Trans. Entomol. Soc. London • 1866 • 3 (3) 3  : 259, 271 [ nov div ]
    details

    Megacriodes Pascoe • The Trans. Entomol. Soc. London • 1866 • 3 (3) 3 : 259, 271

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters
    • new taxon/name
  • Batocera ; Lacordaire • Paris, Libr. Enc. Roret • 1869 • 9  : 353
  • Semibatocera Kriesche • Arch. f. Naturg. • 1915 • 80 A (11)  : 115 [ nov ]
  • Batocera (Tyrannolamia) Kriesche • Arch. f. Naturg. • 1915 • 80 A (11)  : 115 [ nov ]
  • Batocera ; Breuning • Inst. Rech. sc. Tananarive-Ts. • 1957 • 4  : 9 [ div ]
    details

    Batocera ; Breuning • Inst. Rech. sc. Tananarive-Ts. • 1957 • 4 : 9

    General information

    • description
  • Mimobatocera Breuning • Bull. Soc. ent. Mulhouse • 1970  : 89 [ nov div ]
    details

    Mimobatocera Breuning • Bull. Soc. ent. Mulhouse • 1970 : 89

    General information

    • distinctive characters
    • new taxon/name
  • Batocera ; Rondon & Breuning • Pacif. Ins. Monograph. • 1970 • 24  : 468, 469 [ key div ]
  • Megacriodes ; Rigout • Sciences Nat • 1982  : 37 [ div ]
    details

    Megacriodes ; Rigout • Sciences Nat • 1982 : 37

    General information

    • distinctive characters ; remark
  • Megacriodes ; Nylander • Lambillionea • 2004 • 104 (2)  : 248 [ div ]
    details

    Megacriodes ; Nylander • Lambillionea • 2004 • 104 (2) : 248

    General information

    • remark
  • Batocera ; Chalumeau & Touroult • Pensoft Publ. • 2005  : 141 [ div ]
    details

    Batocera ; Chalumeau & Touroult • Pensoft Publ. • 2005 : 141

    General information

    • distinctive characters
  • Batocera ; Perger & Vitali • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2012 • n.s., 7  : 15 [ key div syn ]
    details

    Batocera ; Perger & Vitali • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2012 • n.s., 7 : 15

    General information

    • description ; part key
    • synonymy
  • Batocera = Megacriodes ; Perger & Vitali • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2012 • n.s., 7  : 15
  • Batocera ; Bousquet & Bouchard • ZooKeys • 2013 • 282  : 77 [ div ]
    details

    Batocera ; Bousquet & Bouchard • ZooKeys • 2013 • 282 : 77

    General information

    • remark
  • Batocera ; Slipinski & Escalona • CSIRO Publ. • 2013 • 1  : 108 [ div ]
    details

    Batocera ; Slipinski & Escalona • CSIRO Publ. • 2013 • 1 : 108

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters
  • Batocera = Mimobatocera ; Houllier • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2023 • n.s., 47  : 80
  • Batocera ; Houllier • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2023 • n.s., 47  : 80 [ syn ]
    details

    Batocera ; Houllier • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2023 • n.s., 47 : 80

    General information

    • synonymy