Cerambyx (Cerambyx) heinzianus Demelt, 1976

Cerambyx heinzianus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

This rare species is distributed in East Turkey only. The adult beetles start to appear quite late in summer (end of June) and they can be found flying around stunted oaks or sitting on their leaves during the day.

Body length:20 - 35 mm
Life cycle:2 - 4 years
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:oaks (Quercus spp.)
Distribution:East Turkey

Collected by M.Hoskovec in Tatvan environs.

Von Demelt C.V.:
Eine neue Cerambyx-Art aus Ost-Anatolien.
Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft √Ėsterreichischer Entomologen 28: 1-3, 1976. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Cerambycini Latreille, 1804
Genus: Cerambyx Linnaeus, 1758
Subgenus: Cerambyx Linnaeus, 1758
Species: Cerambyx (Cerambyx) heinzianus Demelt, 1976