Agapanthia (Epoptes) kindermanni Pic, 1905
[= Agapanthia amicula Holzschuh, 1989; ❖]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: AGAPANTHIINI
Agapanthia kindermanni
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Agapanthia (Epoptes) kindermanni, a rere species endemic to South Turkey, has been described from Turkey (?) as Agapanthia dahli var. kindermanni by Maurice Pic in 1905 [✮].

Body length:11 - 20 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:thistles (Asteraceae)
Distribution:a species endemic to Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected on thistles in Anṭākyä environs (Hatay province, South Turkey) on June 10, 1992.

Collected by Michal Hoskovec

Pic M.:
Descriptions et Notes Diverses.
Matériaux pour servir à l'étude des Longicornes 5 (2): 5-15, 1905. [download pdf icon]

Holzschuh C.:
Beschreibung neuer Bockkäfer aus Europa und Asien (Cerambycidae, Col.).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 59: 153-183, 1989. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H.:
Turkish Agapanthiini Mulsant, 1839 with identification keys (Coleoptera: Lamiinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 8 (1): 9-40, 2013. [download pdf icon]

Kasatkin D.S.:
Contribution to the knowledge of the genus Agapanthia Audinet-Serville, 1835 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) from the Near East and Transcaucasia.
Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 16 (2): 233-249, 2020. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusAgapanthiini Mulsant, 1839
GenusAgapanthia Audinet-Serville, 1835
SubgenusEpoptes Gistl, 1857
SpeciesAgapanthia (Epoptes) kindermanni Pic, 1905