Pseudosphegestes brunnescens is a very rare species occurring in the Caucasus (South Russia, Georgia and North-East Turkey).
Host tree is unknown, probably is developing in dead wood of deciduous trees. Adult is flower visitor. The species was described
by Maurice Pic as Clytus (Sphegestes) brunnescens from Tiflis (Tbilisi, Georgia) in 1897 [❖].
|Body length:||7 - 14 mm|
|Life cycle:||2 years [?]|
|Adults in:||May - August|
Depicted beetle was reared from larva found in Drivi environs (Georgia) on May 14, 2017.
Collected by P.Strejček
Description de Longicornes de la région Caucasique.
Le Naturaliste, Paris 2 (11): 262-263, 1897.
Zur Synonymie palaearktischer Cerambycidae I. (Col.).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 52: 101-104, 1975.