Nessorhinini Deitz, 1975

Selected references
Deitz 1975a
Ramos 1979a
McKamey 1998a
Dietrich, McKamey, and Deitz 2001a
Cryan et al. 2000a
Wallace and Deitz 2004a
Taxon images
Nessorhinini
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1.Callicentrus ignipes
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2.Daimon serricorne
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3.Goniolomus tricorniger
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4.Marshallella rubripes
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5.Nessorhinus vulpes
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6.Orekthophora cornuta
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7.Orthobelus urus
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8.Paradarnoides severini
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9.Spinodarnoides typus
 
Distribution
Neotropical region: Caribbean Islands (West Indies) (Wallace and Deitz 2004a; see McKamey 1998a: 11, regarding misplaced species).
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Diagnostic characters
Pronotum with or without suprahumeral horns, these partially fused into median anterior horn in Nessorhinus and Orekthophora; posterior process straight at base, appressed against and entirely concealing scutellum (exception: scutellum partially visible laterally in Diamon and polymorphic in Orthobelus), extending significantly past m-cu3 crossvein in forewing. Female second valvulae narrow near base and not significantly broadened distally, with large dorsal teeth. Abdomen with paired dorsal swellings, anterior tergal borders modified into irregular ridges.
Chromosome numbers
Unknown.
Host plants
Reported from Anacardiaceae, Labiate, Leguminosae, Malpighiaceae, Malvaceae, Moraceae, Myrtaceae, Phytolaccaceae, Rubiaceae, Rutaceae, Solanaceae, and Vitaceae.
Taxonomic constituents
Prepared by
Matthew S. Wallace and Lewis L. Deitz, 25 March 2011.