Callimus egregius, a rare species occuring in Middle East, Turkey, Georgia, South Russia and Crimea, has been described from "Caramania" (coastal part of South Anatolia, Turkey)
by Étienne Mulsant and Claudius Rey in 1863 [▽].
|Body length:||7 - 12 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 - 2 years [?]|
|Adults in:||May - June|
|Host plant:||polyphagous in deciduous trees [?]|
|Distribution:||Crimea, South Russia, Georgia, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey|
The depicted beetle was collected on flowers in Avgadi environs (800-1100 m a.s.l., 35 km N of Erdemli, Mersin province, South Turkey) on June 16-20, 1996.
Collected by Michal Hoskovec
Mulsant E. and Rey C.:
Longicornes nouveaux ou peu connus.
Annales de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon (2) 10: 144–184, 1863.
Turkish red list categories of longicorn beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Part V – Subfamily Stenopterinae.
Munis Entomology & Zoology 9 (1): 483-493, 2014.
The presence of Callimus semicyaneus Pic, 1905 in Turkey with new and overlooked data (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 16 (2): 816-818, 2021.