ssp. inopinatus (Sláma, 2010)
Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE / Tribus: CALLIDIINI
[Photo © David Navrátil, click on the picture for 4K resolution]
Phymatodes pusillus inopinatus, a rare subspecies endemic to North Greece, has been described from Thessaly and Macedonia as Poecilium pusillum inopinatum by Milan E. F. Sláma in 2010 [❖]. Biology of the taxon is practically identical with the nominotypical subspecies, P. pusillus pusillus (Fabricius, 1787).
Body length: 5.9 - 9 mm Life cycle: 1 - 2 years Adults in: April - June Host plant: Quercus spp. Distribution: a subspecies endemic to North Greece
The depicted beetles were reared from larvae found in oak (Quercus sp.) branch in Agioi Theodoroi (Άγιοι Θεόδωροι) village environs (N40°00′26″ E21°28′35″); 730 m a.s.l., Kozani regional unit, Western Macedonia, Greece) on May 17, 2016.
Collected by David Navrátil
Contribution to the recognition of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera).
Biocosme Mésogéen, Nice 27 (3): 74-86, 2010. [download ]
|Subfamilia||Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802|
|Tribus||Callidiini Mulsant, 1839|
|Genus||Phymatodes Mulsant, 1839|
|Subgenus||Phymatoderus Reitter, 1913|
|Species||Phymatodes (Phymatoderus) pusillus (Fabricius, 1787)|
|Subspecies||Phymatodes (Phymatoderus) pusillus inopinatus (Sláma, 2010)|