Chlorophorus dinae Rapuzzi & Sama, 1999

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Chlorophorus dinae
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

According to Martin Rejzek Chlorophorus dinae develops in dead branches still attached to living trunks and in dead trunks of deciduous trees (Quercus, Ostrya, Carpinus). The larval substrate is a very compact and dry dead wood. Larval development lasts 2 years.

Body length: 8 - 12 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:deciduous trees (Laurus, Quercus, Ostrya, Carpinus)
Distribution:Turkey and Syria

The depicted beetle was collected in Slinfah (Jabal an Nusayriyah Mts., Syria).

Collected by M.Rejzek

Rapuzzi P., Sama G.:
Descrizione di due nuovi Chlorophorus di Asia Minore (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Lambillionea 99 (3): 329-332, 1999. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusChlorophorus Chevrolat, 1863
SpeciesChlorophorus dinae Rapuzzi & Sama, 1999