Phytoecia (Kalashania) erivanica Reitter, 1899

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
Phytoecia erivanica
[Photo © Denis Kasatkin]

Subgenus Kalashania differs from Phytoecia s.str. by first antennal segment distinctly impressed near apex [❖].

Body length:8 - 12 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Apiaceae
Distribution:Azerbaidjan, Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Turkey

Depicted female beetle of was collected by I. Šochin in Gechser environs (Mazandaran province, Iran) on June 1, 2014.

Löbl I. & Smetana A.:
Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera. Volume 6 Chrysomeloidea.
I. Löbl & A. Smetana editors, Apollo books, Stenstrup 6: 1-924, 2010.

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Kalashania Danilevsky, 2010
Species: Phytoecia (Kalashania) erivanica Reitter, 1899