Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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Monochamus (Opepharus)

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


Monochamus (Opepharus) Pascoe, 1868

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

The type species is Opepharus signator Pascoe, 1868.

Monochamus (Opepharus) Pascoe, 1868 is the full name of the group-subgenus in the taxonomic classification system.

Monochamus (Opepharus) has 3 species. The subgenus is a subdivision of Monochamus, 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
20,080 sp.
tribe
Lamiini
1,525 sp.
genus
Monochamus
162 sp.
subgenus
Opepharus
3 sp.


Group

(Opepharus)  [3]

Subgroup of

Subdivided into 3 species...


Gallery

Last images posted online

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Last images of Monochamus (Opepharus), to see more: Plate in gallery Box in collection
Monochamus spectabilis, ♂, Lamiini, Kenya
Monochamus spectabilis

Lamiini
Kenya
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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 Opepharus • see Dillon & Dillon, 1959


List of species

3 species...

3 species

  • Monochamus asiaticus (Hayashi, 1962)
  • Monochamus spectabilis (Perroud, 1855)
    image
    • Comores, Anjouan, Nioumakélé • 1♀ • xi-1989 • lam.#10058
    • Kenya, env. Diani, 2-7km S-SO. carrefour Ukunda • 1♂ • 21.5 mm • vii-2007 • lam.#9704
    • Kenya, Segala Hills • 1♀ • xii-1993 • lam.#7877
    • R. S. Africa, Natal, Sodwana Bay Nat. Park • 1♀ • xi-1986 • lam.#5772
    • R. S. Africa, Natal, Vidal - Cmpgrd.- St. Lucia Park • 1♂ • xi-1986 • lam.#5773
    • Tanzania, Ruvuma, near Songea • 1♂ • xii-1996 • lam.#7878
    datas
  • Monochamus tridentatus Chevrolat, 1833
    • Cameroun, Reg. Mbalmayo • 1♂ • xi-2009 • lam.#14554
    • Madagascar, Mount Ambre • 2♂ • 22.5 mm • i-1981 • lam.#5770, 10057
    • Madagascar, Sandragato • 1♂ • 25 mm • i-1986 • lam.#2932
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas


Taxa, synonyms

3 taxa refer to Monochamus (Opepharus)...

3 taxa refer to Monochamus (Opepharus)

  • Lophoptera Perroud, 1855 [ sp. type : Lophoptera spectabilis Perroud, 1855 ]
  • Opepharus Pascoe, 1868 [ sp. type : Opepharus signator Pascoe, 1868 ]
  • Zephyropepharus Hayashi, 1962 [ sp. type : Zephyropepharus asiaticus Hayashi, 1962 ]


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

  • Lophoptera Perroud • Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon • 1855 • 2, 2  : 352 [ nov ]
  • Tetradia fasciatocollis Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 65 [ nov loc ]
  • Monochamus = Lophoptera ; Thomson • Mém. Soc. R. Sci. Liège • 1864 • 19  : 80
  • Opepharus Pascoe • The Proc. Entomolog. Soc. Lond. • 1868  : xiii [ nov ]
  • Monochamus = Opepharus ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1944 • 13, 107-137  : 414
  • Opepharus ; Dillon & Dillon • Read. Pub. Mus. Art Gall. • 1959 • 9  : 7, 52 [ key div syn ]
    details

    Opepharus ; Dillon & Dillon • Read. Pub. Mus. Art Gall. • 1959 • 9 : 7, 52

    General information

    • description ; key
    • synonymy
  • Opepharus = Lophoptera ; Dillon & Dillon • Read. Pub. Mus. Art Gall. • 1959 • 9  : 52
  • Zephyropepharus Hayashi • Ent. Rev. Japan • 1962 • 15, 1  : 6 [ nov ]