Turanium (Chalcoturanium) johannis Baeckmann, 1923
ssp. johannis Baeckmann, 1923

Turanium johannis johannis
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Turanium (Chalcoturanium) johannis is extremely polyphagous species on both coniferous and deciduous trees: Picea, Abies, Juglans, Cotoneaster, Prunus, Sorbus, Malus, Frangula. Larvae feed in dead twigs subcortically, then pupate in wood. Adults can be found from May to August flying or on host trees.

Body length:6 - 13 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous and coniferous trees
Distribution:West Tian-Shan Mts. (Kirghizia), China

Depicted beetle was reared from larva collected in Arkit environs (Kyrgyzstan) on June 12, 2017.

Collected by P. Hubený

Danilevsky M.L.:
Review of genus Turanium Baeckmann, 1923 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Lambillionea, CI (4): 579-588, 2001. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusCallidiini Mulsant, 1839
GenusTuranium Baeckmann, 1923
SubgenusChalcoturanium Jankovsky, 1934
SpeciesTuranium (Chalcoturanium) johannis Baeckmann, 1923
SubpeciesTuranium (Chalcoturanium) johannis johannis Baeckmann, 1923