Anaglyptus (Anaglyptus) arabicus (Küster, 1847)

Anaglyptus arabicus
[Photo © P.Jelínek & M.Hoskovec]

Anaglyptus arabicus, a Caucasian/Transcaucasian taxon occuring in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, NE Turkey, and South Russia, has been described from Turkey as Clytus arabicus by Heinrich Carl Küster in 1847 [▽]. Adults of this polyphagous species, active from late May to August, are diurnal and anthophilous [❖].

Body length:8 - 13.4 mm
Life cycle:2 years [?]
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:deciduous trees, predominantly in oaks (Quercus sp.)
Distribution:Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, NE Turkey, and South Russia

Collected by A.Chvilja in Sotchi environs (Caucaus Mts., Georgia).

Küster H.C.:
Die Käfer Europa's. Nach der Natur beschrieben. Mit Beiträgen mehrerer Entomologen.
Verlag Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, Bd. 10, 202pp, 1847. [download pdf icon]

Miroshnikov A.I.:
Contribution to the knowledge of the longicorn beetles of the Caucasus. 3. Genus Anaglyptus Mulsant, 1839 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Entomologica Kubanica 1: 61-103, 2000. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusAnaglyptini Lacordaire, 1869
GenusAnaglyptus Mulsant, 1839
SubgenusAnaglyptus Mulsant, 1839
SpeciesAnaglyptus (Anaglyptus) arabicus (Küster, 1847)