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Introduction
  • The tribe Tetraulaxini Breuning & Teocchi, 1976 currently contains 25 species in 2 genera. Photographs of 1 exemplar specimen are currently available for this tribe.
Diagnostic Features of Adults
  • Body 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

Tetraulax sp.
Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Tetraulaxini
Photograph © J.-P. Roguet

 

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