Phytoecia (Helladia) flavescens (Brullé, 1832)
[= Helladia flavescens (Brullé, 1832)]

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

Body length:10 - 22 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:a particular thistle species currently under determination (Asteraceae)
Distribution:Greece, Macedonia, Albania [❖]

The depicted beetles were collected on their host plant near Kastania (1400 m, Taygetos Mts., Lakoonia nomos, SW of Peloponnese peninsula, Greece).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Rapuzzi P. and Sama G.:
Contributo alla conoscenza dei Cerambycidae di Albania (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Atti del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trieste 55: 181-234, 2012. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. and Turgut S.:
An overview on the W-palaearctic subgenus Phytoecia (Helladia) Fairmaire, 1864 with a new subspecies Phytoecia (Helladia) humeralis caneri ssp. n. from Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 5 (2): 317-343, 2010. [download pdf icon]

Phytoecia flavescens
Phytoecia flavescens
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Helladia Fairmaire, 1864
Species: Phytoecia (Helladia) flavescens (Brullé, 1832)