Anoplistes halodendri (Pallas, 1776)
ssp. minutus Hammarström, 1892
[= Asias halodendri minutus Hammarström, 1892][❖]

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: TRACHYDERINI
Anoplistes halodendri minutus

[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]



Anoplistes halodendri minutus, a taxon occuring in European Russia, Mongolia and Siberia, has been described from Mongolia as Anoplistes minutus by Finnish scientist Rudolf Edvard Hammarström in 1892 [▽]. The host plant and bionomy of this subspecies in Mongolian desert is well reported in a recent work (2018) of Lech Karpiński et al. [✧].

Body length:10 - 14 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years [?]
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:Caragana spp. (Fabaceae)
Distribution:European Russia, Mongolia, Siberia


The depicted female beetle was collected 50km SW Uliastai/Улиастай (Zavkhan province, West Mongolia) on July 16, 2005.

Collected by A.Mikyška


[▽]
Hammarström R.:
Bidrag till kännedom af sydvestra Sibiriens insektfauna. Förteckning öfver i Minusinska kretsen och angränsande delar af Mongoliet af K. J. Ehnberg och R. E. Hammarström sommaren 1885 insamlade Cerambycider.
Öfversigt af Finska Vetenskaps-Societetens Förhandlingar 34: 185-195, 1892. [download pdf icon]

[✧]
Karpiński L., Szczepański W.T., Boldgiv B. and Walczak M.:
New data on the longhorn beetles of Mongolia with particular emphasis on the genus Eodorcadion Breuning, 1947 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
ZooKeys 739: 107-150, 2018. [download pdf icon]


[❖]
Özdikmen H.:
A nomenclatural act: some nomenclatural changes on palaearctic longhorned beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 3 (2): 707-715, 2008. [download pdf icon]



 
SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusTrachyderini Dupont, 1836
GenusAnoplistes Audinet-Serville, 1833
SpeciesAnoplistes halodendri (Pallas, 1776)
SubspeciesAnoplistes halodendri minutus Hammarström, 1892