Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: AGAPANTHIINI
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]
Agapanthia (Homoblephara) korostelevi, a sister species of European Agapanthia (Homoblephara) maculicornis (Gyllenhal, 1817) occuring in Armenia and Azerbaijan, has been firstly described without details by Mikhail Danilevsky in 1985 [❖]. The 3 years delayed full description was eventually published in 1987 [▽].
Body length: ♂♂ 9 - 13 mm / ♀♀ 10 - 14.2 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: June - July Host plant: Scorzonera spp. Distribution: Armenia, Azerbaijan
The depicted beetles were collected on Scorzonera sp. on slopes of Mt. Kotutsar (N39°58′32″ E44°50′33″; 1300-2046 m a.s.l., 7 km NE Urtsadzor, Ararat Province, Armenia) on June 5, 2013.
Collected by D.Navrátil
Danilevsky M.L. and Miroshnikov A.I.:
The Longicorn-Beetles of Caucasus (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae). An identification key.
Kuban Agrarian Institute, Station of Forest Protection, Krasnodar, 417pp, 1985.
Danilevsky M.L. :
New species of the Cerambycid Beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from Southern Transcaucasia.
Entomologičeskoe Obozrenie 66 (3): 614-620, 1987. [download ]
|Subfamilia||Lamiinae Latreille, 1825|
|Tribus||Agapanthiini Mulsant, 1839|
|Genus||Agapanthia Audinet-Serville, 1835|
|Subgenus||Homoblephara Pesarini et Sabbadini, 2004|
|Species||Agapanthia (Homoblephara) korostelevi Danilevsky, 1985|