Clytus schneideri Kiesenwetter, 1879
ssp. inapicalis Pic, 1897

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

Clytus gulekanus is a rare species endemic to Turkey [❖]. The beetles develop in Ficus carica. Dead wood of larger living trunks is the preferred larval substrate of this species.

Body length:6 - 11 mm
Life cycle:2 years [?]
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:Quercus
Distribution:NE Turkey [❖], Caucasus region

The depicted beetle was collected on oak (Quercus sp.) logs near Uzundere (NE 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 schneideri Kiesenwetter, 1879
Subspecies: Clytus schneideri inapicalis Pic, 1897