Xylotrechus (Turanoclytus) namanganensis (Heyden, 1885)
[= Clytus (Xylotrechus) bucharensis Semenov, 1893]
[= Xylotrechus subcrucifer Pic, 1903]
[= Turanoclytus namanganensis (Heyden, 1885)]

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Xylotrechus namanganensis
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Xylotrechus namanganensis, a species of Central-Asian steppes and semideserts, has been described from Namangan environs (Uzbekistan) as Clytus (Xylotrechus) namaganensis by Lucas Friedrich Heyden in 1885 [❖].

Body length:10 - 20 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:April - July
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Populus, Eleagnus, Armeniaca, Salix, Juglans etc.)
Distribution:Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, NW China (Xinjiang)

Depicted mounted beetle was collected in Aman-Kutan (Omonqo'ton/Омонқўтон) hamlet (40 km S Samarqand, Urgut district, Samarqand Region, Uzbekistan) on April 24, 1978.

Collected by Jiří Lorenc

Heyden L.F and Kraatz G.:
Beiträge zur turkestanischen Coleopteren-Fauna.
Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Berlin 29 (2): 273-298, 1885. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusXylotrechus Chevrolat, 1860
SubgenusTuranoclytus Sama, 1994
Species Xylotrechus (Turanoclytus) namanganensis (Heyden, 1885)