Oberea (Amaurostoma) taygetana (Pic, 1901)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: OBEREINI
Oberea taygetana
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:12 - 18 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:Euphorbia spp.
Distribution:an endemic species to South Greece

The depicted beetles were collected on their host plant, Mediterranean Spurge (Euphorbia characias wulfenii), in Areopolis (Lakoonia nomos, SW of Peloponnese peninsula, Greece).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Oberea taygetana
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Obereini Thomson, 1864
Genus: Oberea Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Amaurostoma Müller, 1906
Species: Oberea (Amaurostoma) taygetana (Pic, 1901)