Phytoecia (Pilemia) breverufonotata Pic, 1952
[= Phytoecia (Pilemia) maculifera Holzschuh, 1984]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
Phytoecia breverufonotata
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

This endemic species of Turkey develops in a still undetermined plant from Boraginaceae family [❖].

Body length: 8 - 13 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Boraginaceae
Distribution:an endemic species of Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected in Arslanköy (South Turkey).

Collected by M.Rejzek

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 pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. and Turgut S.:
An overview on the palaearctic subgenus Phytoecia (Pilemia) Fairmaire, 1864, with a new species Phytoecia (Pilemia) samii sp. n. from Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 5 (1): 90-108, 2010. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Pilemia Fairmaire, 1863
Species: Phytoecia (Pilemia) breverufonotata Pic, 1952