Agapanthia (Epoptes) sicula Ganglbauer, 1884
ssp. sicula Ganglbauer, 1884

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: AGAPANTHIINI
Agapanthia sicula sicula
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:10 - 22 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:thistles (Asteraceae)
Distribution:a species endemic to Sicily

The depicted beetles were reared from larvae found in stalks of a thistle species (Asteraceae) collected in Castelbuono (930 m; Italy, Sicily, Madonie).

Collected by M.Rejzek

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Agapanthiini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Agapanthia Audinet-Serville, 1835
Subgenus: Epoptes Gistl, 1857
Species: Agapanthia (Epoptes) sicula Ganglbauer, 1884
Subspecies: Agapanthia (Epoptes) sicula sicula Ganglbauer, 1884