[= Phytoecia (Coptosia) urartica Kasatkin, 2015]
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
[Photo © David Navrátil]
The species was recently described by Denis Kasatkin from Iran [❖], it was later moved into a newly estabilished subgenus Paracoptosia by Mikhail Danilevsky in 2017 [✩].
Body length: 10 - 11 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: May - June Host plant: probably Moltkia sp. (Boraginaceae), Echium, Onosma Distribution: Eastern Turkey, Western Iran, South-Eastern Azerbaijan
The depicted living female was collected by P.Jelínek on the host plant in West Iran. The mounted beetles were captured: ♂ in Rajan environs (2000-2500 m a.s.l., Āzarbāyjān-e Gharbī province, Iran) on May 30, 2017 by T. Lengál; ♀ in Askestan environs (1750 m a.s.l., Ardabīl province, Iran) on May 27-29, 2019 by L. Havlík.
A new species of the genus Phytoecia Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from the Near East.
Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 11 (1): 43–44, 2015. [download ]
A New Subgenus of the Longicorn Genus Phytoecia Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from the Palaearctic Region.
Entomological Review 97 (8): 1137-1139, 2017. [download ]
[Photo © P.Jelínek]
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Paracoptosia Danilevsky, 2017
Species: Phytoecia (Paracoptosia) urartica Kasatkin, 2015