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Ceresium unicolor (Fabricius, 1787)

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

Scientific synonyms

Saperda unicolor Fabricius, 1787 o
Hesperophanes guttaticolle Fairmaire, 1850
Callidium (Hesperophanes) lifuanum Montrouzier, 1861
Diatomocephala lifuana (Montrouzier, 1861)
Ceresium lifuanum (Montrouzier, 1861)
Cerambyx maculaticollis Blanchard, 1853
Ceresium maculaticolle (Blanchard, 1853)
Ceresium paluense Matsushita, 1933
Arhopalus ambiguus Newman, 1842 (misidentification) M
Ceresium flavipes (Fabricius) Auct. (misidentification) M

Images

Ceresium unicolor

female

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Ceresium unicolor

female

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Ceresium unicolor

female

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Ceresium unicolor

female

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Ceresium unicolor

Author: Charles Émile Blanchard

Ceresium unicolor

Author: Lebrun

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Description

Typical locality: New Amsterdam

Distribution

Madagascar, Comores, Seychelles, Tahiti, Ceylon, India, Andaman, Nicobar, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina, Taiwan, Ryukyu, Japan, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Philippines Sunda, Waigeo I., Bonin, Caroline, Marianne, Marshall, New Guinea, Goodenough, Fergusson, Normanby, Misina, Rossel Is., Solomons, Fiji, Vanuatu , Australia, New Caledonia, Rapa Nui.
Introduced in Canada and Mexico.

Intertaxon relationships

food: Casuarina equisetifolia L. - Australian Pine, Sophora chrysophylla (Salisb.) Seem. - Mamani, Talipariti tiliaceum (L.) Fryxell - Sea Hibiscus, Myoporum sandwicense (A. DC.) A. Gray - Naio, Metrosideros polymorpha Gaud. - 'ohi'a Lehua, ...

Similar species

Ceresium guttaticolle (Fairmaire, 1850)

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Ceresium unicolor marshallum Gressitt, 1956
subspecies Ceresium unicolor pseudounicolor Kusama & Komiya, 1972
subspecies Ceresium unicolor unicolor (Fabricius, 1787)

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Explanations

o original combination

M taxon was incorrectly identified in certain scientific works

i species introduced to area described by check-list