Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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Prosopocera (Hierogyna)

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


Prosopocera (Hierogyna) Thomson, 1868

J. Thomson is the author of the original taxon.

The type species is Hierogyna argus Thomson, 1868.

Prosopocera (Hierogyna) Thomson, 1868 is the full name of the group-subgenus in the taxonomic classification system.

Prosopocera (Hierogyna) has 18 species. The subgenus is a subdivision of Prosopocera, genus ranked in the Prosopocerini 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
~40,000 sp.
subfamily
Lamiinae
19,952 sp.
tribe
Prosopocerini
295 sp.
genus
Prosopocera
267 sp.
subgenus
Hierogyna
18 sp.


Gallery

Some pictures exposed in gallery

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Some pictures exposed in gallery

Prosopocera bicolor ♂, Prosopocerini, Ivory Coast
Prosopocera bicolor

Prosopocerini
Ivory Coast
Prosopocera peregrina, Prosopocerini, Gabon
Prosopocera peregrina
Prosopocerini
Gabon
Prosopocera argus argus ♂, Prosopocerini, Gabon
Prosopocera argus argus

Prosopocerini
Gabon
Prosopocera uniformis ♂, Prosopocerini, R. D. Congo
Prosopocera uniformis

Prosopocerini
R. D. Congo
Prosopocera viridifulgens ♀, Prosopocerini, Ivory Coast
Prosopocera viridifulgens

Prosopocerini
Ivory Coast
Prosopocera luteomarmorata, Prosopocerini, Zambia
Prosopocera luteomarmorata
Prosopocerini
Zambia


Key to subgroups

Some keys and updates found in the bibliography



List of species

19 species and subspecies

  • Prosopocera albovariegata (Breuning, 1936)
  • Prosopocera aliena Harold, 1879
  • Prosopocera argus argus (Thomson, 1868)
    • Gabon • Waka • 1♂1♀ • 25-27 mm • xi-2009 • lam.#13621, 13626
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
    picture
  • Prosopocera argus obydovi Teocchi & al., 2011
  • Prosopocera bicolor (Westwood, 1844)
    • Ivory Coast • Fresco • 1♂1♀ • 18.5-19 mm • xii-2009, v-2010 • lam.#13064, 13899
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
    picture
  • Prosopocera decemmaculata Breuning, 1938
  • Prosopocera itzingeri Breuning, 1936
  • Prosopocera luteomarmorata Breuning, 1936
    • Zambia • Province du Centre, Mfwanta, alt. 1429m • 1lam. • 20.5 mm • xi-2006 • lam.#9593
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
    picture
  • Prosopocera mozambica (Peringuey, 1896)
  • Prosopocera ochreosparsa Breuning, 1939
  • Prosopocera parallela (Breuning, 1936)
  • Prosopocera peregrina (Hintz, 1911)
    • Gabon • Mboka • 1lam. • 26.5 mm • iii-2010 • lam.#13631
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
    picture
  • Prosopocera plagifera Aurivillius, 1907
  • Prosopocera prasina Breuning, 1936
    • Sierra Leone • Northern Prov., Bumbuna • 1♂ • 23.5 mm • vi-1986 • lam.#3430
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
  • Prosopocera prasinoides Breuning, 1977
  • Prosopocera regalis Breuning, 1936
  • Prosopocera spinicollis Breuning, 1976
  • Prosopocera uniformis (Waterhouse, 1898)
    • R. D. Congo • Kinda, Katanga • 1♂ • 24.5 mm • lam.#12855
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
    picture
  • Prosopocera viridifulgens Breuning, 1936
    • Ivory Coast • 1♂1♀ • x-1998 • lam.#3352, 3353
    • Ivory Coast • Fresco • 1♀ • 27.5 mm • iii-2010 • lam.#13061
    datas on labels of lamiines in author's collection
    datas
    picture


Taxa, synonyms

1 taxon refers to Prosopocera (Hierogyna)

  • Hierogyna Thomson, 1868 [ sp. type : Hierogyna argus Thomson, 1868 ]


Bibliography

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

  • Prosopocera (Hierogyna) ; Veiga-Ferreira • Revta. Ent. Moçambique • 1966 • 9, 1-2  : 244 [ cit div ]
  • Prosopocera (Hierogyna) ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1936 • 7, 20-29  : 182 [ cit div ]
  • Prosopocera (Hierogyna) ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1936 • 7, 20-29  : 157, 159 [ cit key div ]
    more info

    Prosopocera (Hierogyna) ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1936 • 7, 20-29 : 157, 159 [ cit key div ]

    General information

    • distinctive characters ; key
  • Hierogyna ; Lacordaire • Physis Rec. Hist. nat. • 1868 • 2, 6  : 396, 398 [ cit ]
  • Hierogyna Thomson • Physis Rec. Hist. nat. • 1868 • 2, 6  : 166 [ nov ]