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

Other names

= long-horned beetles

= longicorn beetles

Temporal range:Cretaceous > 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: 7

subfamily Prioninae Latreille, 1802
Cretaceous: Lower Cretaceous – recent
subfamily Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802 - round-necked longhorns
Tertiary: Rupelian – recent
subfamily Lepturinae Latreille, 1802 - flower longhorns
Tertiary: Rupelian – recent
subfamily Dorcasominae Lacordaire, 1868
Tertiary: Rupelian – recent
subfamily Spondylidinae Audinet-Serville, 1832
Tertiary: Upper Eocene – recent
subfamily Lamiinae Latreille, 1825 - flat-faced longhorns
Tertiary: Lower Eocene – recent

Fossil taxa

genus Callidiopsites Wickham, 1913 inc.sed. inq.
Tertiary: Rupelian

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [100100]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Cerambycidae Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Cerambycidae]
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Cerambycidae Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation