Aeolesthes (Aeolesthes) sarta (Solsky, 1871)
/ Tribus: CERAMBYCINI
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
This spectacular longhorn beetle is one of the most important insect pests of trees in Central Asia. It can frequently be found in avenues or parks in highly urbanised areas.
|Body length:||20 - 52 mm|
|Life cycle:||2 and more years|
|Adults in:||May - July|
|Host plant:||polyphagous in deciduous trees|
|Distribution:||former Soviet Central Asia, North India, Pakistan, Iran, North Afghanistan|
Collected by M.Kafka in Iran.
Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Cerambycini Latreille, 1804
Genus: Aeolesthes Gahan, 1890
Subgenus: Aeolesthes Gahan, 1890
Species: Aeolesthes (Aeolesthes) sarta (Solsky, 1871)