slamorum Danilevsky, 2012 [❖]
[= Macrotoma scutellaris (Germar, 1817)]
Subfamilia: PRIONINAE / Tribus: MACROTOMINI
[Photo © Lech Kruszelnicki]
Prinobius myardi slamorum is a nocturnal species. This polyphagous beetle develops in broad spectrum of deciduos trees (Quercus, Alnus, Morus etc.). Larvae prefer dead trunks or branches of a larger diameter.
Body length: 30 - 50 mm Life cycle: several years Adults in: June - August Host plant: polyphagous in deciduous trees Distribution: Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Creta, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Ukraine, Montenegro, Iran
The depicted mounted beetles ware collected in Kokkino Nero (Mount Ossa environs, Thessaly, Greece) July 6-16, 2012. The living beetles were reared from larvae found in Malia (North Crete, Greece) and Eastern slopes of Ossa Mt. (Thessaly, Greece), respectively.
Collected by Lech Kruszelnicki, Adam Woźniak and M.Rejzek
Additions and corrections to the new Catalogue of Palaearctic Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) edited by I. Löbl and A. Smetana, 2010. Part. V.
Humanity space - International Almanac 75: 1 (3): 695-741, 2012. [download ]
[Photo © Adam Woźniak]
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Subfamilia: Prioninae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Macrotomini (Macrotomina) Thomson, 1861
Genus: Prinobius Mulsant, 1842
Species: Prinobius myardi Mulsant, 1842
Subpecies: Prinobius slamorum Danilevsky, 2012