Deroplia gertiana Sama, 1996

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DESMIPHORINI
Deroplia gertiana
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Deroplia gertiana is a nocturnal species endemic to Tenerife (Canary Islands). The species is polyphagous on herbaceous plants, shrubs and also deciduous trees (Ficus carica).

Body length:8 - 13 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:December - May
Host plant:polyphagous on herbaceous plants, decidous trees and shrubs
Distribution:a species endemic to Canary Islands

The depicted beetles were collected in Tamaimo NE Puerto de Santiago (Tenerife, Canary Islands).

Collected by M.Rejzek

Sama G.:
Note preliminaire pour une revision du genre Deroplia Dejean 1837 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Biocosme Mésogéen 12 (4): 85-92, [1995] 1996. [download pdf icon]

Sama G.:
Révision du genre Deroplia Dejean, 1835.
Biocosme Mésogéen 110 13 (2): 23-64, 1996.

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Desmiphorini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Deroplia Dejean, 1835
Species: Deroplia gertiana Sama, 1996