Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Subtribe Somatipionina Jeannel, 1949


The Somatipionina contains 19 genera, with 14 of these restricted to the New World, and these are almost entirely Neotropical (Chandler 2001: 404).



Maxillary palpi with third segments small, no longer than wide, fourth segments much larger than third segments, elongate or ovoidal. Metasternal apex between metacoxae narrow, with small shallow V-shaped or U-shaped notch at apex.


ID Keys

See key to genera of Tyrini.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
01-Jul-2020 21-Dec-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)