Saperda quercus Charpentier, 1825
ssp. ocellata Abeille de Perrin, 1895

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Saperda quercus ocellata
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:12 - 17 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:living oak (Quercus spp.) twigs
Distribution:Israel [❖], Jordan, Syria, Turkey

The depicted beetle was beaten from living oak in Hasanbeyli (South Turkey).

Collected by M.Rejzek

Sama G. and Orbach E.:
Notes on several Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) from Israel, with description of Pseudobolivarita negevensis n.gen., n.sp. (Insecta Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Quaderni di Studi e Notizie di Storia Naturale della Romagna 17 (supplemento): 63-68, 2003. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Saperdini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Saperda Fabricius, 1775
Species: Saperda quercus Charpentier, 1825
Subspecies: Saperda quercus ocellata Abeille de Perrin, 1895