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Introduction
  • The tribe Morimopsini Lacordaire, 1869 currently contains 191 species in 47 genera. Photographs of 1 exemplar specimen are currently available for this tribe.
Diagnostic Features of Adults
  • Body small to moderate-sized, approximately 10-40 mm; generally elongate; 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 without distinct spines or blunt tubercles. Mesocoxal cavity open to mesepimeron. Wings generally complete. Legs with tarsal claws smooth; claws broadly divergent (divaricate).
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

holotype specimen
Parmenolamia unifasciata Breuning, 1950
Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Morimopsini
Photograph © E.H. Nearns

 

Last updated: 1 May 2017
Longicorn ID © 2012-2017 E.H. Nearns, N.P. Lord, S.W. Lingafelter, A. Santos-Silva, K.B. Miller, & J.M. Zaspel