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The Flat Faced Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae, Lamiinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Gerrit Withaar



Tmesisternus exellens Aurivillius, 1908


ssp. exellens Aurivillius, 1908
ssp. albosignatus Gahan, 1916 endemic subspecies!














STATUS: The species is in Papua represented by two subspecies: The nomotypical subspecies (red dots) is found in the lowland area of the Rouffaer Reserve and in PNG. Subspecies albosignatus (blue dots) has been found in the Lorentz Reserve only.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: ssp. exellens: New Guinea: Araucaria Camp; ssp. albosignatus: New Guinea: Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: ssp. exellens: Papua New Guinea; ssp. albosignatus: none.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH. Literature (see below).





Gressitt, J.L., 1984. Systematics and biogeography of the Longicorn Beetle Tribe Tmesisternini. Pacific Insects Monograph 41: 1-263.