ssp. auliensis Danilevsky, 2000
Subfamilia: PRIONINAE / Tribus: PRIONINI
[Photo © Lech Kruszelnicki]
Psilotarsus hirticollis, a species occuring in forer Soviet central Asian republics, has been described from Trans-Ili Alatau Mts. (Kazakhstan) by Victor Ivanovitsch Motschulsky in 1860 [▽]. Its subspecies, Psilotarsus hirticollis auliensis, distributed from Taraz environs (Kazakhstan) to Kara-Balta environs (Kirgizia) and further eastwards to Bishkek environs, was described according to specimen from Taraz (earlier Aulie-Ata; collected in 1899) by Mikhail Danilevsky in 2000 [❖]. Biology of P. hirticollis auliensis is not known, but larvae develop in the soil probably on the roots of desert herbs and shrubs.
Body length: ♂♂ 26.5 - 35.6 mm / ♀♀ 36.8 - 41.4 mm Life cycle: at least 3 years Adults in: May - July Host plant: inadequately known, probably polyphagous on roots of desert herbs and shrubs Distribution: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan [✧]
The depicted mounted beetles were collected in Kyrgyzstan.
Coléoptères rapportés en 1859 par M. Sévertsef des Steppes méridionales des Kirghises, et énumérés par V. de Motschulsky.
Bulletin de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Petersbourg 2: 408-448, 1860.
Review of genus Psilotarsus Motschulsky, 1860, stat. Rest. (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Prioninae).
Les Cahiers Magellanes 3: 1-34, 2000. [download ]
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow 1: 522pp [pages 56], 2014. [download ]
Taxonomy notes on Palaearctic Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) with descriptions of several new taxa.
Humanity Space International Almanac 8 (2): 79-100, 2019. [download ]
|Subfamilia||Prioninae Latreille, 1802|
|Tribus||Prionini Latreille, 1802|
|Genus||Psilotarsus Motschulsky, 1860|
|Species||Psilotarsus hirticollis Motschulsky, 1860|
|Subspecies||Psilotarsus hirticollis auliensis Danilevsky, 2000|