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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Cerambycidae
Subfamilia: Prioninae
Tribus: Macrotomini
Subtribus: Basitoxina
Genus: Basitoxus

Species: B. megacephalus

Basitoxus Audinet-Serville, 1832

Type species: Basitoxus armatus Serville, 1832 (= Prionus megacephalus Germar, 1824) (designated by Thomson, 1864: 307)


Basitaxus Chenu, 1870
Stenodontes (Basitoxus) Laporte, 1840
Baseotoxus Gemminger & Harold, 1872 (unjustified emendation)

Primary references

Audinet-Serville, J.G. 1832. Nouvelle classification de la famille des Longicornes. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (1) 1: 118–201. BHL Reference page. : 174


Basitoxus – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Tavakilian, G. & Chevillotte, H.: TITAN: Cerambycidae database, accessed 2021-01-30.
Nomenclator Zoologicus

Basitoxus is a genus of beetles in the family Cerambycidae. It is monotypic, being represented by the single species Basitoxus megacephalus.[1]

Bezark, Larry G. A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the World Archived 2013-08-27 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 22 May 2012.

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