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  • The tribe Gyaritini Breuning, 1950 currently contains 45 species in 14 genera. Photographs of 5 exemplar specimens are currently available for this tribe.
Diagnostic Features of Adults
  • Body small-sized, rarely longer than 10 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; antennae with or without dense setae along segments. Head without distinct lateral or anterior projections. Pronotum shape variable, from cylindrical (distinctly longer than wide) to approximately subquadrate (about as long as wide); 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). Elytra with or without distinct spines.
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

Gyaritus auratus Breuning, 1963
Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Gyaritini
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