Exocentrus pseudopunctipennis Holzschuh, 1979

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: EXOCENTRINI
Exocentrus pseudopunctipennis
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Exocentrus pseudopunctipennis, a species occuring in Transcaucasia, Iran and Turkmenistan, has been described from Nowshahr environs (North Iran) by Carolus Holzschuh in 1979 [✧].

Body length:4.2 - 6.6 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:polyphagous on deciduous trees (e.g. Tilia)
Distribution:Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Turkmenistan

The depicted beetle was collected 28 km SW Dedoplistskaro (დედოფლისწყარო; Kakheti region, Georgia) on May 25-26, 2016.

Collected by our friend Milan Šárovec

Holzschuh C.:
Vier neue Bockkäfer aus der Palaearktischen Region (Col., Cerambycidae)
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 54: 113-118, 1979. [download pdf icon]

Sama G.:
Exocentrus ritae n.sp. della Turchia orientale (2° Contributo alla conoscenza dei Cerambicidi di Grecia e Asia Minore) (Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Lavori della Società Veneziana di Scienze Naturali 10: 65-67, 1985. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusExocentrini Pascoe, 1864
GenusExocentrus Dejean, 1835
SubgenusExocentrus Dejean, 1835
SpeciesExocentrus pseudopunctipennis Holzschuh, 1979