Phytoecia (Phytoecia) acridula Holzschuh, 1981

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
Phytoecia acridula

[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Phytoecia acridula, a species close to P. rufipes (Olivier, 1795) distributed in Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan, Tadjikistan, Uzbekistan), has been described from Tadjikistan by Carolus Holzschuh in 1981 [▽].

Body length:8.2 - 11.5 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - May
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:Kyrgyzstan, Tadjikistan, Uzbekistan

The depicted beetle was collected in Hissor (حصار) environs (Hissor Range, Dushanbe-Javroz, Districts of Republican Subordination, Tadjikistan) on April 17, 1980.

Collected by O.Odvárka

Holzschuh C.:
Zwanzig neue Bockkäfer aus Europa und Asien. (Cerambycidae, Col.).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 55: 91-112, 1981. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusPhytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Pic, 1892
SubgenusPhytoecia Pic, 1892
SpeciesPhytoecia (Phytoecia) acridula Holzschuh, 1981