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Introduction
  • The tribe Prosopocerini Thomson, 1864 currently contains 327 species in 18 genera. Photographs of 3 exemplar specimens are currently available for this tribe.
Diagnostic Features of Adults
  • Body small to large-sized, approximately 10-40 mm, or longer; 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 with or without distinct anterior projections. Pronotum shape variable, from approximately subquadrate (about as long as wide) to transverse (distinctly wider than long); lateral margins of pronotum variable, with or without distinct spines or blunt tubercles. Mesocoxal cavity open to mesepimeron. Wings generally complete. Legs with tarsal claws smooth; claws narrowly to moderately separated (divergent) to 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

syntype specimen
Prosopocera lactator (Fabricius, 1801)
(=Lamia lactator Fabricius, 1801)
Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Prosopocerini
Photograph © E.H. Nearns

 

Last updated: 1 May 2017
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