Taxon profile


Pogonocherus Dejean, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Cerambycidae - longhorn beetles »  tribus Pogonocherini

Scientific synonyms

Pogonocerus (Dejean) Stephens, 1829 nec Fischer von Waldheim, 1812 (misspelling) m
Pogonochaerus Gemminger & Harold, 1873 (unjustified emendation) uem

Temporal range:Lower Oligocene - recent


The author of the genus is Dejean, 1821, not Zetterstedt, 1829, as Aurivillius (1923) provided. Therefore, the type species is Cerambyx hispidus Linnaeus, 1758 (Guérin, 1826 designation) and not Cerambyx fasciculatus Degeer, 1775 (Marinoni 1977)

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subgenus Pityphilus Mulsant, 1862
subgenus Pogonocherus Dejean, 1821
species Pogonocherus ehdenensis Sama & Rapuzzi, 2000
species Pogonocherus pesarinii Sama, 1993

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m misspelling

uem unjustified emendation - proposed alternative spelling of scientific name when not justified by international code of nomenclature.