[= Asias agababiani Danilevsky, 2000]
Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE / Tribus: TRACHYDERINI
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]
Anoplistes agababiani, a rare species endemic to Armenia, has been described by Mikhail Danilevsky from Megri region of Southern Armenia [✧] under name Asias agababiani [❖].
Body length: ♂♂ 11 - 13 mm / ♀♀ 13 - 15 mm Life cycle: 2 years [?] Adults in: June - July Host plant: Ephedra cf. procera Distribution: an endemic species to Armenia
The mounted specimens were found in pupal cells in Ephedra cf. procera stems in Meghri environs (735 m a.s.l., Arevik National Park, Syunik province, Southern Armenia) on June 3, 2013. The depicted living beetle was photographed on its host plant (Ephedra cf. procera) in 5 km S Meghri (Syunik province, Southern Armenia) on June 10, 2013.
Collected by David Navrátil and Lech Kruszelnicki
New taxa of Cerambycidae from Turkey and Transcaucasia (Coleoptera).
Elytron 13: 39-47,  2000 [download ]
A nomenclatural act: some nomenclatural changes on palaearctic longhorned beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 3 (2): 707-715, 2008. [download ]
[Photo © Lech Kruszelnicki]
|Subfamilia||Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802|
|Tribus||Trachyderini Dupont, 1836|
|Genus||Anoplistes Audinet-Serville, 1833|
|Species||Anoplistes agababiani (Danilevsky, 2000)|