Clytus ciliciensis Chevrolat, 1863

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Clytus ciliciensis
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

This interesting and endemic species of Turkey [❖] was collected on flowers of herbaceous plants in Erdemli (SW Turkey). At present virtually nothing is known about its biology.

Body length:8 - 10 mm
Life cycle:2 years [?]
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:an endemic species to Turkey

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Özdikmen H., Turgut S.:
A synopsis of Turkish Clytus Laicharting, 1784 and Sphegoclytus Sama, 2005 with zoogeographical remarks (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology Journal 4 (2): 353-370, 2009. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Clytini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Clytus Laicharting, 1784
Species: Clytus ciliciensis Chevrolat, 1863