Crossotus arabicus Gahan, 1896

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: CROSSOTINI Gahan, 1896
Crossotus arabicus
[Photo © David Navrátil]

Body length:14 - 16 mm
Life cycle:2 years [?]
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:Acacia
Distribution:Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen [❖]

Depicted beetle was reared from larva found in Acacia branch collected in Jabal al Fatk (191 m a.s.l., Hawf NE Al Ghaydah, Yemen) on April 2, 2007.

Collected by Petr Kabátek

Sama G:
Descrizione di un nuovo Crossotus Serville, 1835 del Medio Oriente (Insecta Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Quaderni di Studi e Notizie di Storia Naturale della Romagna 13 (supplemento): 107-112, 2000. [download pdf icon]

Sudre J., Teocchi P., Sama G. & Rousset F.:
Les genres Crossotus, Biobessoides et Epidichostates (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae, Crossotini). Notes préliminaires pour une révision du genre Crossotus, avec remarques synonymiques et bionomiques sur les genre Corus, Biobessoides et Epidichostates.
Magellanes: Collection systématique 15: 1-80, 2007

Ambrus R., Grosser W.:
Contribution to the knowledge of longhorn beetles from Dhofar region in sultanate of Oman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Humanity Space International Almanac 1 (2): 448-457, 2012. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Crossotini Thomson, 1864
Genus: Crossotus Audinet-Serville, 1835
Species: Crossotus arabicus Gahan, 1896