Agapanthia (Smaragdula) osmanlis Reiche et Saulcy, 1858

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: AGAPANTHIINI
Agapanthia osmanlis
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

The complicated taxonomic situation in Agapanthia osmanlis species cluster (comprising following taxa: Agapanthia osmanlis, Agapanthia ozdikmeni, Agapanthia viti and Agapanthia naciyae) was solved by Pierpaolo Rapuzzi and Gianfranco Sama in 2012 [❖].

Body length:10 - 16 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Dipsacaceae
Distribution:Bulgaria, Turkey [✧]

Collected by M.Rejzek in South Bulgaria.

Rapuzzi P. and Sama G.:
New taxa and new records of longhorn-beetles from Eastern Mediterranean region (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 7 (2): 663-689, 2012. [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]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Agapanthiini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Agapanthia Audinet-Serville, 1835
Subgenus: Smaragdula Pesarini & Sabbadini, 2004
Species: Agapanthia (Smaragdula) osmanlis Reiche et Saulcy, 1858