Chlorophorus adelii Holzschuh, 1974

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Chlorophorus adelii
[Photo © D.Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Chlorophorus adelii, a rare species endemic to Iran, has been described from South Iran by Carolus Holzschuh in 1974 [❖].

Body length:7 - 12 mm
Life cycle:unknown but probably 1 - 2 years
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees
Distribution:a species endemic to Iran

The depicted beetles were collected in Khorramābād (خرم‌آباد) environs (1500-1650 m a.s.l., Lorestan province, NW Iran) on May 24, 2017.

Collected by David Navrátil

Holzschuh C.:
Neue bockkäfer aus Pakistan, Iran, Anatolien und Mazedonien (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Österreichischer Entomologen 25 (3/4): [1973] 1974. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusChlorophorus Chevrolat, 1863
SpeciesChlorophorus adelii Holzschuh, 1974