Phytoecia (Helladia) orbicollis Reiche et Saulcy, 1858
ssp. adelpha Ganglbauer, 1886

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

Body length:7 - 13 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:Centaurea calcitrapa [?; ❖]
Distribution:Armenia, Cyprus, Syria, Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected by sweeping of the vegetation in Mersin environs (Anatolia, SW Turkey).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Ambrus R., Grosser W., Hrbek J.:
Contribution to the knowledge of longhorn beetles from Cyprus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Humanity Space - International Almanac 3 (2): 173-190., 2014. [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]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Helladia Fairmaire, 1864
Species: Phytoecia (Helladia) orbicollis Reiche et Saulcy, 1858
Subspecies: Phytoecia (Helladia) orbicollis adelpha Ganglbauer, 1886