Delagrangeus (Delagrangeus) liviae Pesarini et Sabbadini, 2004

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: DEILINI
Delagrangeus liviae

[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Delagrangeus liviae, a species related to Delagrangeus (Delagrangeus) angustissimus Pic, 1892, has been described from Rhodes Island (Greece) by Carlo Pesarini and Andrea Sabbadini in 2004 [✧]. Larvae of this endemic Rhodes taxon develop in dying or dead branches of Cupressaceae (Juniperus, Cupressus).

Body length:7.5 - 12 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:Cupressaceae (Juniperus, Cupressus)
Distribution:an endemic species to Rhodes Island (Greece)


The depicted beetles were reared from larvae found in dead Cupressus branches in Kolympia environs (20 m a.s.l., Rhodes Island, Greece) in August 11, 2020.

Collected by D. Navrátil


[✧]
Pesarini C. and Sabbadini A.:
Delagrangeus liviae, specie nuova dell'Isola di Rodi (Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano 145 (1): 93-102, 2004. [download pdf icon]



 
SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusDeilini Faimaire, 1864
GenusDelagrangeus Pic, 1892
SubgenusDelagrangeus Pic, 1892
SpeciesDelagrangeus (Delagrangeus) liviae Pesarini et Sabbadini, 2004