ssp. perrini Pic, 1891
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
In Syria Phytoecia (Musaria) astarte perrini is is associated with Cirsium cf. lappaceum M. B. (Asteraceae) [❖].
Body length: 10 - 15 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: May - July Host plant: Cirsium cf. lappaceum M. B. Distribution: Syria, Lebanon
The depicted beetles were collected on the host plant in mountain valley near Bitlis (Bitlis province, East Turkey) and in meadows at southern shore of Van Lake (3 km E of Tatvan, Bitlis province).
Collected by M.Hoskovec
Rejzek M., Sama G., Alziar G.:
Host plants of several herb-feeding Cerambycidae mainly from east Mediterranean region (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Biocosme Mésogéen 17 (4): 263-294, 2001. [download ]
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Musaria J. Thomson, 1864
Species: Phytoecia (Musaria) astarte Ganglbauer, 1885
Subspecies: Phytoecia (Musaria) astarte perrini Pic, 1891