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

by Gerrit Withaar

Tmesisternus maai Gressitt, 1984


rubrus Gressitt, 1984

endemic species!




STATUS: Endemic in Papua. Found in the Baliem Valley and surroundings at an altitude of about 1700 meters.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Baliem Valley, Ibele Camp, Moss Forest Camp. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: BPBM, 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.