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Family Cerambycidae - Long-horned Beetles

 
 
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LaBonte J.R., Valley S.A., Vlach J., Niwa C. (2013) Screening aid for the Cerambycidae of the western U.S.A. Version 061313
[cite:795660]

Nearns et al. (2012-2013) Longicorn ID: Tool for diagnosing cerambycoid families, subfamilies, and tribes
[cite:689312]
Suggested citation

Hoskovec M., Rejzek M. (1997-2012) West Palaearctic Cerambycidae
[cite:648853]
Excellent resource, with great photo gallery.
Jump to: Prioninae & Parandrinae | Spondylidinae | Cerambycinae | Lepturinae & Apatophyseinae | Lamiinae

Schiefer T.L. (2010) Cerambycidae of the southeastern U.S.A.
[cite:598700]
Mississippi checklist

Cerambycidae Primary Types of the Smithsonian Institution
A searchable photo database of world Cerambycid primary types in the Smithsonian collection.

Thomas M.C., Hill S., Morris R.F., Nearns G. () The Cerambycidae of Florida
[cite:371430]

Photographs of all the spp. known from Florida (on 15 thumbnail plates; distribution data and general description of the fauna. An extremely helpful source covering most of the southeastern bycids.

A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the New World
By Larry G. Bezark.
This should be a must-see for checking Cerambycid ID's against photos. It is like having a 50 museum collections on your computer.

Cerambycid beetle antennae that sting - check this out!
A true sting apparatus, until recently known only in Scorpions and Aculeata, has been discovered in a third group.
The first known case of a cerambycid beetle using its antennae "to inject a secretion that causes cutaneous and subcutaneous inflammation in humans", reported in the article "Convergent evolution in the antennae of a cerambycid beetle, Onychocerus albitarsis , and the sting of a scorpion", by Amy Berkov, Nelson Rodriguez, and Pedro Centeno, has just been published online Nov. 15, 2007, by SpringerLink. The above link is to the abstract of the article. In case you cannot access the full article, you may contact me per e-mail.

 
 
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