[Photo © Udo Schmidt]
Noserius indicus, an Oriental species distributed also in Afghanistan, Iran, and United Arab Emirates, has been described from India as
Hypoëschrus indicus by Charles Joseph Gahan in 1906 [✧].
|Body length:||12 - 20 mm|
|Life cycle:||2 - 3 years|
|Adults in:||March - September|
|Host plant:||polyphagous on broadleaf trees (e.g. Senegalia, Dichopsis, Shorea, Vachellia)|
|Distribution:||Afghanistan, India, Iran, Taiwan, Pakistan, Baluchistan, United Arab Emirates, Nepal, Sri Lanka|
The depicted mounted beetle (16 mm) was collected in Banyan Tree Al Wadi resort environs (Wadi Khadeja, Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates)
on March 31, 2017.
Collected by Udo Schmidt
The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Coleoptera. - Vol. I. (Cerambycidæ).
London, C. T. Bingham: xviii + 329 pp: 243-248, 1906.