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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Cerambycidae
Subfamilia: Lamiinae
Tribus: Tapeinini
Genus: Tapeina

Species: T. bicolor – T. coronata – T. dispar – T. erectifrons – T. hylaeana – T. melzeri – T. paulista – T. rubronigra – T. rudifrons – T. transversifrons

Tapeina Lepeletier & Audinet-Serville, in Latreille, 1828

Type species: Tapeina coronata Lepeletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828 (designated by Thomson, 1864: 129)


Eurycephalus Gray in Griffith, 1831
Type species: Eurycephalus niger Gray, 1831 (monotypy)
Tapina Gemminger & Harold, 1873 nec Billberg, 1820 (unjustified emendation)

Primary references

Lepeletier, A.L.M. & Audinet-Serville, J.G. 1828. In: Latreille P.A. (Ed.): Encyclopédie Méthodique, ou par ordre de matières [...]. Entomologie, ou histoire naturelle des crustacés, des arachnides et des insectes.. Tome dixième [Vol. 10 (2)]. Paris: Veuve Agasse. pp. 345–832. BHL Reference page. : 545


Tapeina (Cerambycidae) – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Tavakilian, G. & Chevillotte, H.: TITAN: Cerambycidae database, accessed 2020-12-02.

Tapeina is a genus of Neotropical longhorn beetles (family Cerambycidae) in the subfamily Lamiinae. It is the only genus in the tribe Tapeinini.[1]

Tapeina bicolor Lepeletier & Audinet-Serville in Latreille, 1828
Tapeina coronata Lep. & Latreille, 1828
Tapeina dispar Lep. & Aud.-Serv., 1828
Tapeina erectifrons Thomson, 1857
Tapeina hylaeana Marinoni, 1972
Tapeina melzeri Zajciw, 1966
Tapeina paulista Marinoni, 1972
Tapeina rubronigra Marinoni, 1972
Tapeina rudifrons Marinoni, 1972
Tapeina transversifrons Thomson, 1857


Bezark, Larry G. A Photographic Catalog of the Cerambycidae of the World. Retrieved on 22 May 2012.

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