[= Vadonia bipunctata saucia (Mulsant et Godart, 1855)]
Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE / Tribus: LEPTURINI
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]
Vadonia saucia, a not very well known and relatively little collected Vadonia species occuring in Ukraine, Bulgaria and Romania, has been described from Crimea) as Leptura saucia by E. Mulsant and A. Godart in 1855 [▽]. V. saucia larvae develop in soil on the roots of herbaceous plants and pupate here during spring. Life-cycle 2 years, adults are active from May to July and visit flowers [❖].
Body length: ♂♂ 11.0 - 13.5 mm / ♀♀ 12.0 - 15.0 mm Life cycle: 2 years Adults in: May - July Host plant: roots of herbaceous plants Distribution: Ukraine, Bulgaria [✧] and Romania
The depicted beetles were collected in Allah Bair reserve (180 m a.s.l, Crucea environs, Constanța County, Northern Dobruja, Romania) on June 7, 2013.
Collected by J.Pelikán
Mulsant E. and Godart A.:
Opuscules Entomologiques 6: 161-183, 1855.
Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France, Paris 9 (6): clxxv-clxxvi, 1889. [download ]
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow, 550pp [page 213], 2014. [download ]
First record of Vadonia saucia (Mulsant & Godart, 1855) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Bulgaria.
ZooNotes 126: 1-3, 2018. [download ]
Male genitalia of Vadonia saucia (Mulsant et Godart, 1855) in detail: A. aedeagus, B. subgenital plate. C. lateral lobes,
[Photo © David Navrátil]
|Subfamilia||Lepturinae Latreille, 1802|
|Tribus||Lepturini Latreille, 1804|
|Genus||Vadonia Mulsant, 1863|
|Species||Vadonia saucia (Mulsant et Godart, 1855)|