Phytoecia (Helladia) millefolii alziari, a subpecies occuring in SE Mediterranean region (Crete, Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey),
has been described from Cyprus and Anatolia as Helladia millefolii alziari by Gianfranco Sama in 1992 [❖].
|Body length:||8 - 13 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 year|
|Adults in:||March - May|
|Host plant:||Dittrichia viscosa (Asteraceae)|
|Distribution:||Crete, Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey|
The mounted female beetle was collected in Buğlan Geçidi (Buglan Pass) environs (1600 m; 40 km NNW Muş, Eastern Turkey) on May 28-30, 2011.
The depicted living beetles were collected on their host plants: (TN)- in Harbouna village environs (Batroun District, North Governorate, Lebanon) on May 3, 2017; (MH) - in Mathikoloni village environs (10 km N of Limassol, Cyprus) in April 2007.
Collected by Denis Kasatkin, Tamás Németh and M.Hoskovec
Descrizione di nuovi Cerambycidae dell'isola di Cipro (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Lambillionea 92 (4): 297-307, 1992.
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.