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  • The tribe Morimonellini Lobanov et al., 1981 currently contains 1 species in 1 genus. A photograph of a specimen of the only species in this tribe, Morimonella bednariki, is available.
Diagnostic Features of Adults
  • Body moderate-sized, approximately 10-40 mm; generally ovoid; body without metallic reflection. Eyes generally reniform, complete (not completely divided into upper and lower lobes). Antennae filiform, unarmed; antennae long, generally extending beyond elytral apices by several segments. Head without distinct lateral or anterior projections. Pronotum approximately subquadrate (about as long as wide); lateral margins of pronotum with distinct acute spines. Wings generally complete.
Diagnostic Features of Larvae
  • Not yet available for this taxon.
Geographic Distribution of TribeBiology and Economic Importance
  • The only described species in this tribe is known from the host plant Buxus sempervirens (family Buxaceae) commonly referred to as European boxwood.
Selected References to Adult SpecimensSelected References to Larval Specimens

Morimonella bednariki Podany, 1979
Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Morimonellini
Photograph © J.-P. Roguet


Last updated: 1 May 2017
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