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  • The tribe Phyllarthriini Lepesme & Breuning, 1956 currently contains 8 species in 4 genera. Photographs of exemplar specimens are coming soon.
Diagnostic Features of Adults
  • Body moderate-sized, between 10-40 mm; generally elongate. Eyes generally reniform, complete (not completely divided into upper and lower lobes). Antennae generally serrate, flabellate, or expanded laterally, unarmed; antennae 11-segmented, short, not extending beyond tip of abdomen. Pronotum generally subquadrate (about as long as wide); lateral margins of pronotum unarmed, without distinct spines or tubercles; pronotal surface distinctly shining, glabrous. Mesocoxal cavities closed to mesepimeron. Elytral apices without distinct spines.
Diagnostic Features of Larvae
  • Not yet available for this taxon.
Geographic Distribution of TribeBiology and Economic Importance
  • Biology unknown for members of this tribe. Species of this tribe are potentially invasive outside their native range.
Selected References to Adult SpecimensSelected References to Larval Specimens

Phyllarthrius africanus Hope, 1843
Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Phyllarthriini
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Last updated: 1 May 2017
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