Phytoecia (Helladia) pontica Ganglbauer, 1884

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI

Phytoecia pontica
[Photo © David Navrátil]




Phytoecia pontica has been described from "Pontus region" (South Turkey) by Ludwig Ganglbauer in 1884 [❖].

Body length:11.5 - 13.5 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Israel


The depicted specimen was collected in Krak de Montréal castle (مونتريال‎) environs (1300 m a.s.l., Shoubak, Ma'an Governorate, Jordan) on April 23, 2018.

Collected by J. Simandl


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Ganglbauer L.:
Bestimmungs-Tabellen der europäischen Coleopteren. VIII. Cerambycidae. (Schluss.) Mit Berücksichtigung der Formen Algiers und des paläarktischen Asiens, exclusive jener von Japan.
Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 33 (2): 437-586 [page 574], [1883] 1884. [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]



 
SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Dejean, 1835
SubgenusHelladia Fairmaire, 1864
SpeciesPhytoecia (Helladia) pontica Ganglbauer, 1884