Prinobius myardi Mulsant, 1842
slamorum Danilevsky, 2012 [❖]
[= Macrotoma scutellaris (Germar, 1817)]

Subfamilia: PRIONINAE  /  Tribus: MACROTOMINI

Prinobius myardi slamorum
[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

Danilevsky M.L.:
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 pdf icon]

Prinobius myardi slamorum
Prinobius myardi slamorum
[Photo © Adam Woźniak]

Prinobius myardi slamorum
Prinobius myardi slamorum
Prinobius myardi slamorum
[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