Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: PARMENINI
[Photo © Lech Kruszelnicki]
This rare Parmena species, developing in dying twigs of Ficus carica, was described by Mikhail Danilevsky in 1980 [❖]. Parmena aurora, so far known only from Azerbaïdjan localities, was recently collected also in Iran.
Body length: 6 - 9 mm Life cycle: 1 - 2 years Adults in: May - July Host plant: common fig (Ficus carica) Distribution: Azerbaïdjan, Iran
The depicted mounted beetles were collected at night on Ficus carica twigs ca 28 km E of Marzanabad (Māzandarān province, Iran) on May 18, 2018.
Collected by Lech Kruszelnicki
A new species of longicorn beetles of the genus Parmena Latr. (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from Transcaucasia.
Entomologičeskoe Obozrenie 59 (4): 852-853, 1980. [download ]
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Parmenini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Parmena Dejean, 1821
Species: Parmena aurora Danilevsky, 1980