Taxon profile


longhorn beetles
Cerambycidae Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Cerambycoidea

Scientific synonyms

Cerambycitae (Latreille) Thomson, 1860

Other names

= long-horned beetles
= longicorn beetles

Temporal range:Lower Cretaceous - recent


Steirastoma histrionicum

Steirastoma histrionicum, male

Author: Karl Werner Wolf

Functions restricted to taxon Cerambycidae

Important groups

Prioninae, Spondylidinae, Cerambycinae - round-necked longhorns, Lepturinae - flower longhorns, Lamiinae - flat-faced longhorns

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subfamily Prioninae Latreille, 1802
subfamily Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802 - round-necked longhorns
subfamily Lepturinae Latreille, 1802 - flower longhorns
subfamily Dorcasominae Lacordaire, 1868
subfamily Spondylidinae Audinet-Serville, 1832
subfamily Lamiinae Latreille, 1825 - flat-faced longhorns

Cerambycidae incertae sedis

genus Callidiopsites Wickham, 1913 inq.
genus Qitianniu Lin M.-Y. & Bai M., 2016

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extinct taxon

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation