Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE / Tribus: TRACHYDERINI
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]
Purpuricenus graecus, described by Milan Sláma from Gerania and Loutraki in 1993 [✧], is rare species endemic to Greece.
Body length: 10 - 14 mm Life cycle: 2 - 3 years Adults in: May - July Host plant: Quercus spp. Distribution: Greece
The mounted beetles were reared from larvae found in oak twig collected in Agioi Theodoroi (Άγιοι Θεόδωροι) village environs (730 m a.sl., Kozani regional unit, Western Macedonia, Northern Greece) on May 17, 2016. The depicted living beetle was reared from larva found in oak twig collected in Anixi environs (Northern Greece).
Collected by D.Navrátil and P.Jelínek
Zwei neue Taxa aus Griechenland – Purpuricenus graceus sp. n. und Brachyleptura maculicornis ondreji subsp. n.
Folia Heyrovskyana 1 (6): 56-62, 1993. [download ]
Purpuricenus graecus Sláma, 1993 - correct original spelling of the specific name.
Folia Heyrovskyana 2 (4), 1994.
Rapuzzi P. and Sama G.:
Revision of the Purpuricenus interscapillatus species - group and allied taxa (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Fragmenta entomologica, Roma 45 (1-2): 143-171, 2013. [download ]
[Photo © P. Jelínek]
|Subfamilia||Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802|
|Tribus||Trachyderini Dupont, 1836|
|Genus||Purpuricenus Dejean, 1821|
|Species||Purpuricenus graecus Sláma, 1993|