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Introduction
  • The tribe Sternotomini Thomson, 1860 currently contains 97 species in 20 genera. Photographs of 8 exemplar specimens are currently available for this tribe.
Diagnostic Features of Adults
  • Body moderate to large-sized, approximately 10-40 mm; generally elongate; body with or 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 shape variable, from approximately subquadrate (about as long as wide) to transverse (distinctly wider than long); lateral margins of pronotum with distinct spines or blunt tubercles. Mesocoxal cavity open to mesepimeron. Wings generally complete. Legs with tarsal claws smooth; claws narrowly to moderately separated (divergent). Elytral humeri distinctly modified (angulate, elevated, or spinose) or not.
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

Stellognatha maculata (Olivier, 1795)
Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Sternotomini
Photograph © E.H. Nearns

 

Last updated: 1 May 2017
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