Agapanthia (Epoptes) mutinensium Sama et Rapuzzi, 2010

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: AGAPANTHIINI
Agapanthia mutinensium
[Photo © Tamás Németh]

Agapanthia (Epoptes) mutinensium, an endemic species to Lebanon, has been described from Al-Abboudiyeh environs (Akkar, North Lebanon) by Gianfranco Sama and Pierpaolo Rapuzzi in 2010 [▽].

Body length:18 - 20 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - May
Host plant:[?]
Distribution:an endemic species to Lebanon


The depicted beetle was collected in Harbouna village environs (Batroun District, North Governorate, Lebanon) on May 5, 2017.

Collected by Tamás Németh


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Sama G., Rapuzzi P. & Kairouz A.:
Catalogue commenté des Cerambycidae du Liban. An annotated catalogue of the Cerambycidae of Lebanon (Insecta Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Quaderni di Studi e Notizie di Storia Naturale della Romagna 30: 131-201, 2010. [download pdf icon]

Cocquempot C., Nemer N., Brustel H. and Tanios C.:
Nouvelles données et nouveau catalogue des Coléoptères Cerambycidae du Liban (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea).
Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France, Paris 121 (1): 91-104, 2016. [download pdf icon]



 
SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusAgapanthiini Mulsant, 1839
GenusAgapanthia Audinet-Serville, 1835
SubgenusEpoptes Gistl, 1857
SpeciesAgapanthia (Epoptes) mutinensium Sama et Rapuzzi, 2010