Conizonia (Conizonioides) georgiana (Navrátil & Rozsíval, 2016) Saperdini

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Conizonia georgiana
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Conizonia georgiana has been described by David Navrátil and Milan Rozsíval as Coptosia georgiana [❖] from Gori environs (Georgia) in 2016. A separate webpage is dedicated to the biology of this interesting species.

Body length:♂♂ 12.2 - 14.2 mm, ♀♀ 12.2 - 13.6 mm
Life cycle:1-2 years
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Centaurea transcaucasica (Asteraceae, Carduoideae)
Distribution:endemic species to Georgia

The depicted mounted Conizonia georgiana holotypes were captured 4 km NE of Gori (N42°00′28″ E44°9′37″; 950-1050 m a.s.l., Shida Kartli region, Georgia) on May 21, 2015. The live beetle was photographed on the same locality in May 2017.

Collected by David Navrátil and Pavel Jelínek

Navrátil D. and Rozsíval M.:
A new species of the genus Coptosia (s. l.) Fairmaire, 1864 from Central Georgia (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 11 (1): 1-3, 2016. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. and Turgut S.:
A new subgenus to Conizonia Fairmaire, 1864 (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Phytoeciini).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 10 (1): 49-52, 2015. [download pdf icon]

Conizonia georgiana - genitalia

Male genitalia of Conizonia (Conizonioides) georgiana (Navrátil & Rozsíval, 2016) in detail: A. aedeagus, B. lateral lobes, C. subgenital plate.
[Photo © David Navrátil]

Conizonia georgiana
Conizonia georgiana
Conizonia georgiana
[Photo © Pavel Jelínek]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusConizonia Fairmaire, 1864
SubgenusConizonioides Özdikmen, 2015
SpeciesConizonia (Conizonioides) georgiana (Navrátil & Rozsíval, 2016)