Calchaenesthes diversicollis Holzschuh, 1977

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: TRACHYDERINI

Calchaenesthes diversicollis
Calchaenesthes diversicollis[Photo © P.Jelínek]


Body length:9 - 14 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:oak (Quercus)
Distribution:Iran, Iraq, Turkey


Taxon, originally described by Carolus Holzschuh in 1977 [❖] as a subspecies of Calchaenesthes oblongomaculata, was later (2003) elevated by the same author to species level [✧]. The depicted beetles were beaten from oak near Mirabad (West Azerbaijan Province, Iran) on June 3, 2018.

Collected by P.Jelínek.


[❖]
Holzschuh C.:
Neue Bockkäfer aus Anatolien und Iran (Col., Cerambycidae).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 53: 127-136, 1977. [download pdf icon]


[✧]
Holzschuh C.:
Beschreibung von 72 neuen Bockkäfern aus Asien, vorwiegend aus China, Indien, Laos und Thailand (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Entomologica Basiliensa 25: 147-241, 2003.

Özdikmen H. & Tüzün C.N.:
Distribution of Calchaenesthes species (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae) in the Mediterranean Region.
Munis Entomology & Zoology 13 (1): 106-116, 2018. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. & Tüzün C.N.:
Distribution of Calchaenesthes species (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae) in the South-Western Asia.
Munis Entomology & Zoology 13 (1): 157-163, 2018. [download pdf icon]


Calchaenesthes diversicollis
Calchaenesthes diversicollis
Calchaenesthes diversicollis[Photo © P.Jelínek]

Calchaenesthes diversicollis
Calchaenesthes diversicollis
Calchaenesthes diversicollis
Calchaenesthes diversicollis[Photo © P.Jelínek]



 
SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusTrachyderini Dupont, 1836
GenusCalchaenesthes Kraatz, 1863
SpeciesCalchaenesthes diversicollis Holzschuh, 1977