Pogonocherus eugeniae taygetanus, a rare subspecies endemic to Peloponnese (Greece), has been originally described from Taygetos Mts. (Peloponnese) as Pogonochærus taygetanus by Maurice Pic in 1903.
Currently, this taxon, whose larvae develop in dying twigs of the Greek fir (Abies cephalonica), is considered a subspecies of Pogonocherus eugeniae Ganglbauer, 1891.
|Body length:||7 - 9 mm|
|Life cycle:||1-2 years|
|Adults in:||May - July|
|Host plant:||Abies cephalonica|
The depicted mounted beetle was reared from larva developing in Abies cephalonica twig found in Kalavryta (Καλάβρυτα) environs (Achaea, Peloponnese, Greece) on June 8, 2011, 2018.
Collected by Lech Kruszelnicki
Notes diverses, diagnoses, synonymies.
Matériaux pour servir à l'étude des Longicornes 4 (2): 4-9, 1903.