Sphallambyx

Santos-Silva, Antonio, Botero, Juan Pablo & Galileo, Maria Helena M., 2018, On Sphallambyx mexicanum and key to species of Sphallambyx (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Cerambycinae), Zootaxa 4429 (3), pp. 572-576: 575

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4429.3.7

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scientific name

Sphallambyx
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Key to species of Sphallambyx 

1. Each elytron with five isolated dark maculae (three dorsally, two laterally) ( Fig View Figure . 14). Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil (Acre) ............................................................................................................................................... S. superbum (Aurivillius, 1910)

- Each elytron with a large, continuous dark band dorsally and, at most, with a single lateral dark band ( Figs 1 View Figure , 11 View Figure ) ...................... 2

2(1). Head distinctly pubescent ( Figs View Figure 10, 11 View Figure ); vertex lacking longitudinal sulci ( Fig. 11 View Figure ). Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná) ..................................................................................................................................S. chabrillacii (Thomson, 1857) 

- Head, at most, sparsely pubescent ( Figs View Figure 1, 4, 5, 6, 8); vertex with distinct longitudinal sulci ( Fig. 1, 4, 6, 8 View Figure ). Mexico (Veracruz), Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama............................................................................................S. mexicanum Galileo & Martins, 2007