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Rhaphidopsis melaleuca

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


Rhaphidopsis melaleuca Gerstaecker, 1855

A. Gerstaecker is the author of the original taxon.

The type specimen used for original description comes from Mozambique.

Rhaphidopsis melaleuca Gerstaecker, 1855 is the full name of the group-species in the taxonomic classification system.

The species is combined with the Rhaphidopsis genus ranked in the Tragocephalini 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
19,995 sp.
tribe
Tragocephalini
269 sp.
genus
Rhaphidopsis
3 sp.
species
melaleuca


Gallery

Some pictures exposed in gallery

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Some pictures exposed in gallery

Rhaphidopsis melaleuca, ♂, Tragocephalini, Zambia
Rhaphidopsis melaleuca

Tragocephalini
Zambia
Rhaphidopsis melaleuca, ♀, Tragocephalini, Zambia
Rhaphidopsis melaleuca

Tragocephalini
Zambia


Region

geographical distribution

Distribution for Rhaphidopsis melaleuca



Group

melaleuca

Subgroup of



Taxa, synonyms

6 taxa refer to Rhaphidopsis melaleuca

  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca Gerstaecker, 1855 [ type locality : Mozambique ]
  • Eutaenia alba Thomson, 1860 [ type locality : Natal ]
  • Eutaenia picta Fahraeus, 1873 [ type locality : Caffrérie ]
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca var. holdhausi Brancsik, 1914 [ type locality : Afrique Orientale Portugaise, Boroma ]
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca m. blairi Breuning, 1934 [ type locality : Rhodésie, Buluvayo ]
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca var. breuningi Gilmour, 1956 [ type locality : Mozambique, Delagoa Bay ]


Bibliography

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

  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ; Delahaye • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2009 • 96  : 22 [ cit loc ]
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    Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ; Delahaye • Les Cahiers Magellanes • 2009 • 96 : 22 [ cit loc ]

    Distribution

    • Zambie : Lusaka
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ; Adlbauer • Taita publ. • 2001  : 42 [ cit ill ]
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    Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ; Adlbauer • Taita publ. • 2001 : 42 [ cit ill ]

    General information

    • color photo, ♀

    Distribution

    • Tansania
    • Mozambik
    • Malawi
    • Simbabwe
    • Südafrica
    • Namibie
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca var. breuningi Gilmour • Longicornia • 1956 • 3  : 752 [ nov loc div ]
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13  : 11, 25 [ cit loc ill div syn ]
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    Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13 : 11, 25 [ cit loc ill div syn ]

    General information

    • description ; distinctive characters ; remark ; (...)
    • black and white drawing, part

    Distribution

    • Natal
    • Transvaal
    • Tanganyika, Zanzibar
    • Afrique Orientale Portugaise : Baie de Delagoa ; Boroma
    • Nyassaland
    • Damaraland
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca = Eutaenia alba ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13  : 25 [ cit ]
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ab. picta ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13  : 25 [ cit ill div ]
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    Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ab. picta ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13 : 25 [ cit ill div ]

    General information

    • distinctive characters ; (...)
    • black and white drawing, part
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca m. holdhausi ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13  : 25 [ cit ill div ]
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    Rhaphidopsis melaleuca m. holdhausi ; Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13 : 25 [ cit ill div ]

    General information

    • description ; (...)
    • black and white drawing, part
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca m. blairi Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13  : 25 [ nov loc ill div ]
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    Rhaphidopsis melaleuca m. blairi Breuning • Novit. entomol. • 1934 • 5-6, 1-13 : 25 [ nov loc ill div ]

    General information

    • description ; (...)
    • black and white drawing, part

    Distribution

    • [locality type] Rhodésie : Buluvayo
  • Rhaphidopsis melaleuca ; Distant • Ins. Transvaal. • 1904  : 137 [ cit loc ill ]
  • Eutaenia picta Fahraeus • Oefvers. Vet. Ak. Förh. • 1873 • 29, 2  : 46 [ nov loc ]
  • Eutaenia alba Thomson • Paris • 1860  : 92 [ nov loc div ]


Figures

Some references with pictures to see in bibliography



Collection

2 specimens in author's collection

illustration of author's collection

Datas on labels

  • Zambia • Kafue Reg. • 1♂1♀ • 18-20.5 mm • i-2000 • lam.#12896, 12897