Anaglyptus mysticoides has been described as Anaglyptus (Cyrtophorus) mysticoides from Central Caucasus by Edmund Reitter in 1894 [❖]. The nominative subspecies,
A. mysticoides mysticoides, with red basal part of elytra, is a Caucasian faunistic element occuring in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and reaching also NE Turkey. Larvae develop in dead wood
of decidous trees (Quercus, Acer, etc.), adults are diurnal and anthophilous [✧].
|Body length:||8.9 - 13.2 mm|
|Life cycle:||2 years|
|Adults in:||May - July|
|Host plant:||polyphagous in deciduous trees (Quercus, Αcer, etc.)|
|Distribution:||Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey|
The depicted female beetle was collected in Manglisi (მანგლისი) environs (Tetritsqaro Municipality, Kvemo Kartli region, Georgia) on June 14, 2015.
Collected by M.Snížek
Zehnter Beitrag zur Coleopteren-Fauna des russischen Reiches.
Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 13: 122-128, 1894.
Contribution to the knowledge of the longicorn beetles of the Caucasus. 3. Genus Anaglyptus Mulsant, 1839 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Entomologica Kubanica, Krasnodar 1: 61-103, 2000.