Stictoleptura (Stictoleptura) palmi (Demelt, 1972)
[= Leptura palmi Demelt, 1971]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI

Stictoleptura palmi
Stictoleptura palmi ♀ [Photo ¬© M.Rejzek]


Stictoleptura palmi
Stictoleptura palmi ♂ [Photo ¬© M.Hoskovec]



Body length:♂♂ 14 - 21 mm / ♀♀ 18 - 25 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous and coniferous trees (Laurus, Pinus, Erica, Eucalyptus)
Distribution:endemic to Canary Islands


The depicted beetles were reared from larvae collected in Puerto de Erjos (North of Santiago del Teide, West Tenerife, Canary Islands).

Collected by M.Rejzek


Demelt C.:
Beschreibung einer neuen Leptura-Art aus Teneriffa (Coleopt., Cerambycidae).
Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft österreichischer Entomologen 23 (3): 74-75, [1971] 1972. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lepturinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Lepturini Latreille, 1802
Genus: Stictoleptura Casey, 1924
Subgenus: Stictoleptura Casey, 1924
Species: Stictoleptura palmi (Demelt, 1972)