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

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI

Conizonia georgiana
[Photo © David Navrátil]

Conizonia georgiana has been described by David Navrátil and Milan Rozsíval as Coptosia georgiana [❖] from Gori environs (Georgia) in 2016. Biology of this new species remains unknown - all captured adults were caught in flight or sitting on the ground only.

Body length:♂♂ 12.2 - 14.2 mm, ♀♀ 12.2 - 13.6 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:unknown Apiaceae plant
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 et Rozsíval, 2016)