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

by Gerrit Withaar



Tmesisternus lotor Pascoe, 1859

ssp. mortyanus (Thomson, 1865)
elongatus Breuning, 1945
ssp. gebehensis Breuning & De Jong, 1941




STATUS: The subspecies mortyanus is found in the Arfak Mountains, Papua.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Arfak Mountains. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: The species lotor is found in the Moluccas and New Guinea. Subspecies mortyanus and gebehensis are represented in New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: RMNH. Literature (see below).







Gressitt, J.L., 1984. Systematics and biogeography of the Longicorn Beetle Tribe Tmesisternini. Pacific Insects Monograph 41: 1-263.
Weigel, A. & G. Withaar, 2006. Notes on the taxonomy of the genera Tmesisternopsis Breuning, 1945 and Tmesisternus Latreille, 1829 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Tmesisternini), with description of a new genus from Sulawesi. Journal of the Zoological Society Wallacea 2: 67-71.