Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE / Tribus: TRACHYDERINI
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length: 12 - 18 mm Life cycle: 2 - 3 years Adults in: lacte decade of April - June Host plant: Quercus Distribution: Iran, Azerbaijan (Talysh Mts.) [❖]
This spectacular beetle is a typical but rare representative of the Caspian fauna. The depicted beetles were collected near Calus (North Iran, Mazandaran province).
Collected by M.Rejzek
Contribution to the knowledge of the longicorn beetles of the Caucasus. 8. Genus Purpuricenus Dejean, 1821 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Caucasian Entomological Bulletin / Кавказский энтомологический бюллетень 8 (1): 37–50, 2012.
Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Trachyderini Dupont, 1836
Genus: Purpuricenus Dejean, 1821
Species: Purpuricenus talyshensis Reitter, 1891