Insecta Coleoptera Cerambycidae


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  • Implemented key
  • Latest events
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  • Bibliography
  • Phylogeny

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 13 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
21,866 sp/ssp.
tribe
Acanthoderini
474 sp/ssp.
genus
Plistonax
13 sp.


Gallery

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

Plistonax senecauxi, ♀ [JPRC], Acanthoderini, French Guiana
Plistonax senecauxi
♀ [JPRC]
Acanthoderini
French Guiana
Plistonax albolinitus, ♀ [JPRC], Acanthoderini, French Guiana
Plistonax albolinitus
♀ [JPRC]
Acanthoderini
French Guiana
Plistonax albolinitus, ♂ [JPRC], Acanthoderini, French Guiana
Plistonax albolinitus
♂ [JPRC]
Acanthoderini
French Guiana
Plistonax rafaeli, ♂ [JPRC], Acanthoderini, French Guiana
Plistonax rafaeli
♂ [JPRC]
Acanthoderini
French Guiana
Plistonax difficilis, ♂, Acanthoderini, Paraguay
Plistonax difficilis

Acanthoderini
Paraguay
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Key to subgroups

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

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


Latest events

  • 2024 • Plistonax albicans n. sp. • cf. Nascimento, F.E.deL. & Botero, J.P. & Santos-Silva, A.


List of species

13 species

  • Plistonax albicans Nascimento & al., 2024
  • Plistonax albituberculatus Silva Júnior & Souza, 2019
  • Plistonax albolinitus (Bates, 1861)
    fig.
  • Plistonax antonkozlovi Santos-Silva & al., 2020
  • Plistonax ariasi (Chemsak & Hovore, 2002)
  • Plistonax bialbomaculatus (Zajciw, 1964)
  • Plistonax difficilis (Melzer, 1934)
    fig.
  • Plistonax hefferni (Audureau, 2017)
  • Plistonax inopinatus Lane, 1960
  • Plistonax pictus (Galileo & Martins, 2012)
  • Plistonax rafaeli Martins & al., 2006
    fig.
  • Plistonax senecauxi Tavakilian & Neouze, 2013
    fig.
  • Plistonax signatifrons (Zajciw, 1964)


Taxa, synonyms

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

  • 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 • n.s., 39  : 64 [ div ]
    details

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

    General information

    • distinctive characters


Phylogeny

Simplified representations inspired by (Silva Júnior &al., 2021):

See also: Acanthoderini