Leiopus kharazii, a rare species occuring in a relatively small area of Azerbaijan and North Iran, has been described from Nowshahr environs (North Iran) by Carolus Holzschuh in 1974 [✱].
|Body length:||6 - 10 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 - 2 years|
|Adults in:||May - July|
|Host plant:||probably polyphagous on deciduous trees, recorded from Tilia sp.|
|Distribution:||Azerbaijan (Talysh), North Iran|
The depicted beetle (8 mm) was collected in Peshtatuk village environs (Talysh Mts., Lerik district, Lankaran–Astara economic region, Azerbaijan) on June 7, 2008.
Collected by Denis G. Kasatkin
Neue bockkäfer aus Pakistan, Iran, Anatolien und Mazedonien (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Österreichischer Entomologen 25 (3/4): 1973 (1974).
Wallin H., Kwamme T. and Lin M.:
A review of the genera Leiopus Audinet-Serville, 1835 and Acanthocinus, Dejean, 1821 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae, Lamiinae, Acanthocinini) in Asia,
with descriptions of six new species of Leiopus from China.
Zootaxa 3326: 1–36, 2012.