Molorchus (Molorchus) bassettii, a rare species endemic to Cyprus developing in dead
branches of Cedrus libani brevifolia, has been described as Glaphyra bassettii by Gianfranco Sama in 1992 [❖].
|Body length:||5 - 8 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 year|
|Adults in:||April - June|
|Host plant:||Cedrus libani brevifolia|
|Distribution:||endemic species to Cyprus|
The depicted beetles were reared from larvae found in the dead Cedrus twigs in Cedar Valley (Pafos environs
Troodos Mts., Cyprus) in March 2006 and April 2022.
Collected by Pavel Jelínek and Petr Jelínek
Descrizione di nuovi Cerambycidae dell'isola di Cipro (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Lambillionea 92 (4): 297-307, 1992.
Note sui Molorchini. II. I generi Glaphyra Newman, 1840 e Nathrioglaphyra nov. (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Lambillionea 95 (3): 363-390, 1995.
Ambrus R., Grosser W. and Hrbek J.:
Contribution to the knowledge of longhorn beetles from Cyprus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Humanity space International Almanac 3 (2): 173-190, 2014.