ssp. sancta Reiche, 1877
[= Conizonia (Coptosia) compacta sancta Reiche, 1877]
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Species was moved into a newly estabilished subgenus Paracoptosia by Mikhail Danilevsky in 2017 [✩]. According to M. Rejzek et al. [❖] in Turkey Phytoecia (Paracoptosia) compacta sancta develops in Anchusa italica (Boraginaceae).
Body length: 8 - 12 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: May - June Host plant: Italian bugloss (Anchusa italica) Distribution: Israel, Jordan, Syria, Turkey
The depicted beetles were collected in Slinfah E Latakia, NW Syria on a the host plant.
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 ]
A new subgenus of the genus Phytoecia Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae).
Russian Entomological Journal 24(2): 127-131, 2015. [download ]
A New Subgenus of the Longicorn Genus Phytoecia Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from the Palaearctic Region.
Entomological Review 97 (8): 1137-1139, 2017. [download ]
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Paracoptosia Danilevsky, 2017
Species: Phytoecia (Paracoptosia) compacta (Ménétries, 1832)
Subspecies: Phytoecia (Paracoptosia) compacta sancta Reiche, 1877