Tetrops (Mimosophronica) bicoloricornis Kostin, 1973
ssp. ferganensis Danilevsky, 2018

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: TETROPINI
Tetrops bicoloricornis ferganensis
[Photo © David Navrátil]

Tetrops (Mimosophronica) bicoloricornis ferganensis, interesting small Cerambycid developing in dying twigs of trees from Rosaceae family, was decribed by Mikhail Danilevsky from Arslanbob (Kyrgyzstan) environs in 2018 [❖].

Body length:3.9 - 6.1 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May-June
Host plant:Rosaceae - Prunus, Malus, Amelanchier
Distribution:Kyrgyzstan (Fergana Range), probably Uzbekistan

Depicted beetle was reared from larva found in Arslanbob (Арстанбаб; Fergana Range, Bazar-Korgon district, Jalal-Abad region, West Kyrgyzstan) in 2017.

Danilevsky M.L.:
Revision of the Central Asian species of the genus Tetrops Kirby, 1826 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Humanity space - International Almanac 7 (2): 260-297, 2018. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Tetropini Planet, 1924
Genus: Tetrops Kirby, 1826
Subgenus: Mimosophronica Breuning, 1943
Species: Tetrops (Mimosophronica) bicoloricornis Kostin, 1973
Species: Tetrops (Mimosophronica) bicoloricornis ferganensis Danilevsky, 2018