Neoplocaederus scapularis (Fischer von Waldheim, 1821)
[= Plocaederus scapularis (Fischer von Waldheim, 1821)]


Neoplocaederus scapularis
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

According to Rejzek M. et al. [❖] in Iran Neoplocaederus scapularis develops in Ferula foetida (Apiaceae).

Body length:25 - 40 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:Ferula foetida
Distribution:Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia

The depicted beetles were collected in Dorud near Borugerd (prov. Lorestan, West Iran).

Collected by M.Rejzek

Rejzek M., Sama G., Alziar G., Sádlo J.:
Host Plants of Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from the Balkan Peninsula, Asia Minor and Iran.
Biocosme Mésogéen, Nice 19 (3): 161-189, 2003. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Cerambycini Latreille, 1804
Genus: Neoplocaederus Sama, 1991
Species: Neoplocaederus scapularis (Fischer von Waldheim, 1821)