Lagocheirus araneiformis

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Lagocheirus araneiformis
Cerambycidae - Lagocheirus araneiformis.jpg
Museum specimen of Lagocheirus araneiformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cerambycidae
Subfamily: Lamiinae
Tribe: Acanthocinini
Genus: Lagocheirus
Species: L. araneiformis
Binomial name
Lagocheirus araneiformis
(Linnaeus, 1767)
Synonyms
  • Cerambyx araneiformis Linnaeus, 1767
  • Lagochirus araneiformis (Linnaeus) Horn, 1880

Lagocheirus araneiformis is a species of longhorn beetles of the subfamily Lamiinae. It was described by Linnaeus in 1767.[1]

Subspecies[edit]

  • Lagocheirus araneiformis araneiformis (Linnaeus, 1767)
  • Lagocheirus araneiformis curacaoensis Gilmour, 1968
  • Lagocheirus araneiformis flavolineatus Aurivillius, 1921
  • Lagocheirus araneiformis fulvescens Dillon, 1957
  • Lagocheirus araneiformis guadeloupensis Dillon, 1957
  • Lagocheirus araneiformis insulorum Dillon, 1957
  • Lagocheirus araneiformis stroheckeri Dillon, 1956
  • Lagocheirus araneiformis ypsilon (Voet, 1778)

Description[edit]

Lagocheirus araneiformis can reach a length of 20–28 millimetres (0.79–1.10 in). The basic coloration of these longhorn beetles is grey-brown. They are considered a pest of Cassava (Manihot esculenta) and sugar cane (Saccharum species).

Distribution[edit]

This species can be found in Mexico, Ecuador, Honduras, Antilles, Peru and Venezuela.

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