Agapanthia (Epoptes) lederi Ganglbauer, 1883
[= Agapanthia helianthi Plavilstshikov, 1935; ❖]
[= Agapanthia lopatini Kaziuchitz, 1988]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: AGAPANTHIINI
Agapanthia lederi
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:12 - 20 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:Asteraceae [?]
Distribution:Armenia, Russia

The depicted beetles were found sitting on leaves of its probably host plant (still undetermined Asteraceae) growing in mountain meadows ca 4.5 km south of Kajaran (Քաջարան, Syunik prov., South Armenia).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Danilevsky M.L.:
Species Group Taxa of Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) Described by N. N. Plavilstshikov and Their Types Preserved in the Zoological Museum of the Moscow State University and in the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg.
Entomological Review 89 (6): 689–720, 2009. [download pdf icon]

Agapanthia lederi
Agapanthia lederi
Agapanthia lederi
Agapanthia lederi
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Agapanthiini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Agapanthia Audinet-Serville, 1835
Subgenus: Epoptes Gistl, 1857
Species: Agapanthia (Epoptes) lederi Ganglbauer, 1883