Cerambycidae (Longicorn Beetles)

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Amphirhoe Ancita Atesta Bethelium Brachopsis Brachytria Callidiopsis Coptocercus Distichocera Disterna Dorcadida Enchoptera Ectostica Hesthesis Macrones Mecynopus  Neissa Nenenia Ochyra Omophaena Omotes Pentacosmia Phacodes Phaolus Phoracantha Phlyctaenodes Piesarthrius Quasiphneope Rhinophthalmus Stenoderus Strongylurus  Syllitus Tessaromma Tragocerus Uracanthus Zoedia

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Subfamily Cerambycinae
Members of this subfamily have the head and jaws produced more or less forward, and the pronotum not laterally carinate
                Cerambycidae-Cerambycinae-unknown  Cerambycidae-Coptocercus_rubripes                   IMG 6725

Subfamily Lamiinae
This subfamily can be easily recognised by the downward produced head and jaws.

Subfamily Parandrinae
(Currently empty)

Subfamily Prioninae
Prioninae are distinguished by their laterally carinate pronotum.
Cerambycidae-Prioninae  Metallic Violet Longicorn Phaolus metallica Cerambycidae Australia  Cerambycidae larva

Subfamily Spondylidinae
(Currently empty)

Pending ID – Cerambycidae


Elliot, H. J. and McDonald, F. J. D. 1972. A revision of Strongylurus Hope (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae) including a description of the male genitalia. Australian Journal of Zoology Supplement Series No. 11: 1-20.

Matthews, E. G. 1997. A guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia. Part 7 Polyphaga: Chrysomeloidea: Cerambycidae. Special Educational Bulletin Series, South Australian Museum, Adelaide.

Mckeown, K. C. 1937. Notes on Australian Cerambycidae. II. Notes on the genus Syllitus, with descriptions of new species. Records of the Australian Museum 20 (2): 108-116, plates xviii-xix.

Semmens, T. D., McQuillan, P. B., & Hayhurst G. 1992. Catalogue of the Insects of Tasmania. Department of Primary Industry Tasmania.

Thongphak, D. 2007. Systematics of the Australian longicorn beetle genus Urancanthus Hope 1833 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Uracanthini). Ph. D. Thesis, Massey University, Palmerston North NZ.

Wang, Q. 1995. A taxonomic revision of the Australian genus Phoracantha Newman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 9: 865-958.

Wang, Q. 1995. A revision of the Australian genus Coptocercus Hope (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Phoracanthini), with descriptions of twenty-one new species. Invertebrate Taxonomy 9: 447-528.