Coleoptera Cerambycidae Lamiinae


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Prosopocera sofala

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


Prosopocera (Paralphitopola) sofala (Distant, 1898)

W. L. Distant is the author of the original taxon.

Prosopocera (Paralphitopola) sofala (Distant, 1898) is the full name of the group-species in the taxonomic classification system.

The species is combined with the 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
19,935 sp.
tribe
Prosopocerini
294 sp.
genus
Prosopocera
266 sp.
subgenus
Paralphitopola
2 sp.
species
sofala


Gallery

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Some pictures exposed in gallery

Prosopocera sofala ♂, Prosopocerini, South Africa
Prosopocera sofala

Prosopocerini
South Africa


Region

geographical distribution

Distribution for Prosopocera sofala



Group

sofala

Subgroup of



Taxa, synonyms

3 taxa refer to Prosopocera sofala

  • Alphitopola sofala Distant, 1898
  • Prosopocera (Alphitopola) sofala m. reductemaculata Breuning, 1956 [ type locality : R. S. Africa, Zululand ]
  • Prosopocera (Alphitopola) pseudosaperdoides Breuning, 1981 [ type locality : Transkei, Port St. Johns ]


Bibliography

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

  • Alphitopola sofala = Prosopocera (Alphitopola) pseudosaperdoides ; Teocchi • Bull. Sciences Nat • 1991 • 72  : 10 [ cit ]
  • Prosopocera (Paralphitopola) sofala ; Teocchi • Bull. Sciences Nat • 1991 • 72  : 10 [ cit syn ]
  • Prosopocera (Paralphitopola) sofala m. reductemaculata ; Teocchi • Giorn. it. Ent. • 1989 • 4  : 136 [ cit ]
  • Prosopocera (Paralphitopola) sofala ; Teocchi • Giorn. it. Ent. • 1989 • 4  : 136 [ cit ]
  • Prosopocera (Alphitopola) pseudosaperdoides Breuning • Fol. Entomol. Hung. • 1981 • 42, 34, 2  : 38 [ nov loc ill div ]
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    Prosopocera (Alphitopola) pseudosaperdoides Breuning • Fol. Entomol. Hung. • 1981 • 42, 34, 2 : 38 [ nov loc ill div ]

    General information

    • distinctive characters
    • black and white photo, holotype

    Distribution, location

    • [locality type] Transkei : Port St. Johns
  • Prosopocera (Alphitopola) sofala m. reductemaculata Breuning • Longicornia • 1956 • 3  : 679 [ nov loc div ]
  • Prosopocera (Alphitopola) sofala ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1936 • 7, 20-29  : 220 [ cit ]
  • Alphitopola sofala Distant • The Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. • 1898 • 7, 1  : 382 [ nov ]


Figures

Some references with pictures to see in bibliography



Collection

1 specimens in author's collection

illustration of author's collection

Datas on labels

  • South Africa • Natal, Durban • 1♂ • 9.5 mm • xii-1993 • lam.#3170