Phytoecia (Neomusaria) longicornis (Pesarini et Sabbadini, 2009)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Phytoecia longicornis
[Photo © David Navrátil]


Phytoecia longicornis has been described as Neomusaria longicornis from Buğlan Geçidi (border of Muş/Bingöl provinces, Eastern Turkey) by Carlo Pesarini and Andrea Sabbadini in 2009 [❖].

Body length:♂♂ 10.2 - 10.4 mm / ♀♀ 10.6 - 11.1 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:sages (Salvia spp.)
Distribution:endemic species to East Turkey


The beetle in the picture was collected on Salvia sp. in Buğlan Geçidi (Buglan Pass) environs (1629 m a.s.l, border of Muş/Bingöl provinces, Eastern Turkey) on June 25, 2008.


[❖]
Pesarini C. and Sabbadini A.:
Sei nuovi taxa di Cerambycidae della fauna turca e greca (Coleoptera).
Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Ferrara 12 (4): 15-32, 2009. [download pdf icon]

[ key of Neomusaria subgenus ]
Özdikmen H. & Özdikmen G.:
Updated world species list of the subgenus Phytoecia (Neomusaria) Plavilstshikov, 1928 with two new subspecies from Turkey (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 11 (2): 492-500, 2016. [download pdf icon]



 
SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus:Neomusaria Plavilstshikov, 1928
SpeciesPhytoecia (Neomusaria) longicornis (Pesarini et Sabbadini, 2009)