Tetrops warnckei Holzschuh, 1977

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: TETROPINI
Tetrops warnckei
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

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.

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 Güzelolük village (40 km N of Erdemli, SW Turkey).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Holzschuh C.:
Neue Bockkäfer aus Anatolien und Iran (Col., Cerambycidae).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 53: 127-136, 1977. [download pdf icon]

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. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Tetropini Planet, 1924
Genus: Tetrops Kirby, 1826
Species: Tetrops starkii Holzschuh, 1977