Parmena mutilloides Sabbadini & Pesarini, 1992

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: PARMENINI
Parmena mutilloides
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:4 - 7 mm
Life cycle:unknown, but probably 1 - 2 years
Adults in:adults hatch in June and as in other Parmena live for many months
Host plant:probably Euphorbia spp. and Ficus carica
Distribution:a species endemic to SW Turkey - Antalya and Konya provinces

The beetle in these pictures was reared from a larva collected in dead roots of a Euphorbia sp. collected in Akseki (SW Turkey).

Collected by our friend Petr Kabátek

Sabbadini A. and Pesarini C.:
Due nuove specie dei generi Parmena Latr. e Dorcadion Dalm. appartenenti alla fauna Turca (Coleoptera Cerambycidae). [download pdf icon]

Parmena mutilloides
Parmena mutilloides
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusParmenini Mulsant, 1839
GenusParmena Dejean, 1821
SpeciesParmena mutilloides Sabbadini & Pesarini, 1992