Thysia wallichii

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Thysia wallichii
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Scientific classification
Thomson, 1860
T. wallichii
Binomial name
Thysia wallichii
(Hope, 1831)
  • Lamia wallichii Hope, 1831
  • Lamia tricincta Duncan, 1835
  • Diastocera wallichii tonkinensis Kreische, 1924
  • Diastocera wallichii disjuncta Plavilstshikov, 1927
  • Diastocera wallichii savioi Yen, 1932
  • Diastocera wallichii insularis Fisher, 1935
  • Diastocera wallichii dalatensis Breuning, 1968
  • Diastocera wallichi Aucct. (Lapsus)

Thysia wallichii is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae, and the only species in the genus Thysia. It was described by Hope in 1831. [1]

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Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder Endopterygota. Their front pair of wings are hardened into wing-cases, elytra, distinguishing them from most other insects. The Coleoptera, with about 400,000 species, is the largest of all orders, constituting almost 40% of described insects and 25% of all known animal life-forms; new species are discovered frequently. The largest of all families, the Curculionidae (weevils) with some 80,000 member species, belongs to this order. Found in almost every habitat except the sea and the polar regions, they interact with their ecosystems in several ways: beetles often feed on plants and fungi, break down animal and plant debris, and eat other invertebrates. Some species are serious agricultural pests, such as the Colorado potato beetle, while others such as Coccinellidae eat aphids, scale insects, thrips, and other plant-sucking insects that damage crops.

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  1. - Thysia wallichii. Retrieved on 8 September 2014.