Megachoriolaus, Linsley, 1970

Monné, Marcela L. & Monné, Miguel A., 2008, The tribe Lepturini in South America (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lepturinae), Zootaxa 1858, pp. 37-52 : 46

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https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.274444

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Megachoriolaus
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Key to the South American species of Megachoriolaus  

1. Integument black, except red prothorax and brownish legs. Brazil (Rondônia, Mato Grosso, Goiás, Minas Gerais) ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 9 – 14. 9 ) ............................................................................................... M. bicolor ( Gounelle, 1911)  

- Integument with different patterns and coloration....................................................................................... 2

2. Head, antennae and pronotum light brown–reddish. Brazil (Amazonas) ( Fig. 9 View FIGURES 9 – 14. 9 ) ........................................ .......................................................................................................................... M. atripennis ( Bates, 1870)  

- Head and antennae with different colors; pronotum with a median longitudinal black line....................... 3

3. Anterior half of the elytra bright red. Colombia ( Fig. 11 View FIGURES 9 – 14. 9 ) ................................. M. venustus ( Breme, 1844)  

- Anterior 2 / 3 of the elytra yellowish. Brazil (Rondônia), Bolivia ( Fig. 12 View FIGURES 9 – 14. 9 ) ............ M. clarkei   new species