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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4084.2.2

Revision of the Caraphiini, New Tribe (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lepturinae)

NOBUO OHBAYASHI, MEI-YING LIN, JUNSUKE YAMASAKO

Abstract


Caraphiini N. Ohbayashi, Lin & Yamasako, trib. nov. of the subfamily Lepturinae is erected for the genus Caraphia Gahan, 1906. The Central American genus Noctileptura Chemsak & Linsley, 1984 is synonymized with the southeast Asian genus Caraphia. Caraphia huai N. Ohbayashi & Lin, sp. nov., from Hainan and Guangdong, China, Caraphia paulastoni N. Ohbayashi & Lin, sp. nov. from Hong Kong, China and Caraphia lingafelteri N. Ohbayashi & Yamasako, sp. nov. from Matagalpa, Nicaragua are described. All the known sixteen species of the newly defined genus Caraphia are revised with a key and their habitus.

 

 


Keywords


Coleoptera, taxonomy, Caraphia, Noctileptura, new species, new synonym, Southeast Asia, Central America

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