Mallosia (Eumallosia) brevipes Pic, 1897
[= Semnosia brevipes (Pic, 1897)]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
Mallosia brevipes

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

Mallosia brevipes has been described from "Persia" (Iran) by Maurice Pic in 1897 [▽].

Body length:15 - 40 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Ferula spp. and Prangos ferulacea
Distribution:Armenia, Iran, Turkey


The depicted mounted beetles and live female were collected on the host plant in Saghmosavank (Սաղմոսավանքú) environs (1800-1900 m a.s.l., Ara leř Mt., Aragatsotn Province, Armenia) on May 25 - June 7, 2013. The depicted living male was collected on the host plant (Prangos ferulacea) in Karakurt Bucağı village environs (1450 m a.s.l.; 21 km SE of Sarıkamış, Kars province, East Turkey) on June 9, 2011.

Collected by D.Navrátil and M.Hoskovec


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Pic M.:
Descriptions de Coléoptères asiatiques de la famille des Cerambycidae.
Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France, Paris 22 (14-15): 188-190, 1897. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
New taxa of the genus Mallosia (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from Transcaucasia.
Acta Entomologica Bohemoslovaca 87: 363-367, 1990. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. and Aytar F.:
Subgeneric arrangement of Mallosia Mulsant, 1862 with three new subgenera, and a new species from Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 7 (2): 653-662, 2012. [download pdf icon]


Mallosia brevipes

Mallosia brevipes
Mallosia brevipes ♂ [Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Mallosia brevipes

Mallosia brevipes
Mallosia brevipes ♀ [Photo © David Navrátil]


 
SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusPhytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
GenusMallosia Mulsant, 1863
SubgenusEumallosia Danilevsky, 1990
SpeciesMallosia (Eumallosia) brevipes Pic, 1897