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Introduction
  • The tribe Protonarthrini Teocchi et al., 2011 currently contains 14 species in 4 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 transverse (distinctly wider than long); lateral margins of 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
  • Members of this tribe are known from various host plant families, including the economically important family Sterculiaceae.
Selected References to Adult SpecimensSelected References to Larval Specimens

Protonarthron olympianum Aurivillius, 1913
Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Protonarthrini
Photograph © J.-P. Roguet

 

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