[= Mallosia kurdistana Breuning, 1970]
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]
Mallosia costata, a species occuring in Eastern Turkey and Iran, has been described from Kurdistan by Maurice Pic in 1898 [▽]. Like most species of the genus, Mallosia costata is ecologically associated with big Apiaceae plants close to Ferula and Prangos in the roots of which its larvae develop.
Body length: 20-33 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: May - June Host plant: Ferula sp. (Apiaceae) Distribution: Turkey, Iran
The depicted beetles were collected: standard ♂+♀ in Morvārīd (مرواريد) village environs (2100-2200 m a.s.l., Central district of Kamyaran county, Ostān-e Kordestān province, NW Iran) on May 25, 2017; melanic ♂+♀ in Līkbīn (لكبن) village environs (1630-2125 a.s.l., Lajan district, Piranshahr county, Āzarbāyjān-e Gharbī province, NW Iran) on June 1-2, 2017 and June 3, 2018, respectively.
Collected by D.Navrátil
Description de Coléoptères.
Société d'Histoire Naturelle d'Autun 11 (2): 116-125, 1898. [download ]
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 ]
melanic Mallosia costata ♀ [Photo © P.Jelínek]
|Subfamilia||Lamiinae Latreille, 1825|
|Tribus||Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839|
|Genus||Mallosia Mulsant, 1863|
|Subgenus||Eumallosia Danilevsky, 1990|
|Species||Mallosia (Eumallosia) costata Pic, 1898|