Chlorophorus dominici Sama, 1996

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Chlorophorus dominici

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Chlorophorus dominici, a rare species endemic to North Turkey, has been described by Gianfranco Sama from Kastamonu environs in 1996 [✧].

Body length:9 - 13 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:Quercus spp.
Distribution:an endemic species to North Turkey

The depicted beetles were collected in Kılıçkaya village environs (N40°29′01″ E40°15′30″; 1780 m a.s.l., Aydıntepe district, Bayburt Province, Turkey) in June 25, 2014.

Collected by Walter Grosser

Sama G.:
Contribution à la connaissance des Longicornes de Grèce et d'Asie Mineure (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Biocosme Mésogéen, Nice 12 (4): 101-116, [1995] 1996. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H.:
The Longhorned Beetles that originally described from whole territories of Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycoidea) Part II – Cerambycidae (Cerambycinae and Stenopterinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 7 (21): 699-707, 2012. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. & Cihan N.:
Updated list of Chlorophorus Chevrolat, 1863 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae) species from Turkey, with two new restorations.
Pakistan Journal of Zoology 48 (2): 365-376, 2016. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusChlorophorus Chevrolat, 1863
SpeciesChlorophorus dominici Sama, 1996