Phytoecia (Musaria) affinis (Harrer, 1784)
ssp. tuerki Ganglbauer, 1884
[= Phytoecia Türki Ganglbauer, 1884]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
Phytoecia affinis tuerki

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

Phytoecia affinis tuerki, a subspecies occuring in Bulgaria, Turkey and Syria, has been described from Brussa (Bursa porovince, Turkey) as Phytoecia Türki by Ludwig Ganglbauer in 1884 [▽].

Body length:10 - 16 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:oligophagous in Apiaceae (Chaerophyllum, Pastinacia, Bupleurum, Imperatoria etc.)
Distribution:Bulgaria, Syria, Turkey


Depicted beetles were collected in Ropotamo reserve (13 m a.s.l., N42°18′06″ E27°43′44″, SE Bulgaria) on June 10-20, 2010.

Collected by A.Šíma and J.Kadlec


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Ganglbauer L.:
Bestimmungs-Tabellen der europäischen Coleopteren. VIII. Cerambycidae. (Schluss.) Mit Berücksichtigung der Formen Algiers und des paläarktischen Asiens, exclusive jener von Japan..
Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 33: 437-586, 1884. [download pdf icon]

Plavilstshikov N.N.:
Matériaux pour la révision générale des Phytoéciaires paléarctiques. I. Sous-genre Musaria (J. Thoms.) et ses voisins (Col. Ceramb.) (cont.).
Eos. Revista Española de Entomología, Madrid 5: 379-426, 1929. [download pdf icon]


P. affinis tuerki × P. affinis affinis

[Photo © David Navrátil]

Lateral view of Phytoecia (Musaria) affinis tuerki Ganglbauer, 1883 [P(M)AT] and Phytoecia (Musaria) affinis affinis (Harrer, 1784) [P(M)AA] clearly shows differences of both subspecies in coloration.



 
SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusPhytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Pic, 1892
SubgenusMusaria J. Thomson, 1864
SpeciesPhytoecia (Musaria) affinis boeberi Ganglbauer, 1884