Tetrops warnckei, described by Carolus Holzschuh from Akseki (Toros Mts., South Turkey) in 1977 [❖], belongs among less known and only very occasionally collected species
of South Anatolian entomofauna. Tetrops warnckei differs from sister taxa T. starkii, and T. praeustus mainly by the completely black
antennae and legs, the monochrome light brown elytra; and the noticeably squat antennae and legs.
|Body length:||3 - 6 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 year [?]|
|Adults in:||April - June|
|Host plant:||polyphagous in deciduous trees [?]|
|Distribution:||a species endemic to South Turkey|
The depicted beetle was beaten from a blossoming hawthorn (Crataegus) near Kösereli village (Erdemli district, Mersin province, SW Turkey) in June 1996.
Collected by Michal Hoskovec
Neue Bockkäfer aus Anatolien und Iran (Col., Cerambycidae).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 53: 127-136, 1977.
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der europäischen Tetrops-Arten (Cerambycidae, Col.).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 55: 77-89, 1981.
Özdikmen H. and Turgut S.:
The genus Tetrops Stephens, 1829 with a new subspecies, Tetrops praeustus anatolicus ssp. n. from Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 3 (2): 621-635, 2008.