Grammoptera merkli, an endemic species to Turkey, has been described by Johann Frivaldszky in 1884 [❖].
|Body length:||4 - 7 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 - 2 years|
|Adults in:||April - June|
|Host plant:||polyphagous in fungi infested branches of deciduous trees (e.g. Quercus)|
|Distribution:||an endemic species to Turkey|
The depicted male beetle was collected in Göynük environs (Kemer region, Antalya province, Turkey) on April 16, 2015.
Collected by Maxim E. Smirnov
Coleoptera nova ex Asia Minore.
Természetrajzi Füzetek 8
(1): 1-8, 1884.
Rapuzzi P. and Sama G.:
Descriptions of nine new species of longhorn beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 9
(1): 1-16, 2014.