Epepeotes desertus

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Epepeotes desertus
Epepeotes desertus Linné, 1758 (3141863646).jpg
A specimen of a Epepeotes desertus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cerambycidae
Subfamily: Lamiinae
Genus: Epepeotes
Species: E. desertus
Binomial name
Epepeotes desertus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Cerambyx desertus Linneus, 1758
  • Cerambyx fimbriatus Olivier, 1795
  • Diochares fimbriatus Bates, 1877
  • Diochares fimbriatus Pascoe, 1866
  • Lamia fimbriata Olivier, 1792
  • Lamia lineator Fabricius, 1801
  • Lamia lineator Zimsen, 1964

Epepeotes desertus is a species of flat-faced longhorns beetle belonging to the family Cerambycidae, subfamily Lamiinae.


Epepeotes desertus reaches about 25 millimetres (0.98 in) in length.


This species can be found in Indonesia (Moluccas) and Philippines.

Epepeotes desertus from Ternate Island. Male and female

List of subspecies[edit]

  • Epepeotes desertus desertus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Epepeotes desertus obscurus Aurivillius, 1926
  • Epepeotes desertus rhobetor (Newman, 1842)


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