Dorysthenes (Lophosternus) huegelii (Redtenbacher, 1848)
[= Cyrthognathus falco Thomson, 1877]
[= Lophosternus palpalis Gahan, 1906]
[= Dorysthenes (Lophosternus) Hügeli (Redtenbacher, 1848)

Subfamilia: PRIONINAE  /  Tribus: PRIONINI

Jordanoleiopus annae

[Photo © David Navrátil, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Dorysthenes (Lophosternus) huegelii, a massive oriental species extending in the west of its range to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been described from India (Jammu and Kashmir) as Cyrtognathus Hügelii by Ludwig Redtenbacher in 1848 [▽].

Body length:29 - 69 mm
Life cycle:3 - 4 years
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:polyphagous on roots of deciduous trees (Quercus, Malus) [✧]
Distribution:Afghanistan [❖], Pakistan [✳], China, India, Nepal

The depicted mounted male beetle was collected in Pir Chinasi shrine environs (Muzaffarabad district, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan) on July 7, 2012.

Collected by Guido Sabatinelli

Redtenbacher L. in von Hügel C.A.A.:
Aufzählung und Beschreibung der von Freih. Carl v. Huegel auf seiner Reise durch Kaschmir u. das Himalayagebirge gesammelten Insecten.
Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek, Stuttgart 4 (2): 865pp, 1848. [download pdf icon]

Kumawat M.M., Mamocha Singh K., Ramamurthy V.V., 2015:
A checklist of the Long-horned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) of Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India with several new reports.
Journal of Threatened Taxa 7 (12): 7879-7901, 2015. [download pdf icon]

Lazarev M.A.:
Catalogue of Afghanistan Longhorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) with two descriptions of new Phytoecia (Parobereina Danilevsky, 2018) from Central Asia.
Humanity space - International Almanac 8 (2): 104-140, 2019. [download pdf icon]

Rapuzzi P., Kuleshov D.A., Fazal T.M., Ahmed Z., Hussain A.:
New or interesting records of longhorn beetles fauna of Pakistan (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 14 (1): 62-79, 2019. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaPrioninae Latreille, 1802
TribusPrionini Latreille, 1802
GenusDorysthenes Vigors, 1826
SubgenusLophosternus Guérin-Méneville, 1844
SpeciesDorysthenes (Lophosternus) huegelii (Redtenbacher, 1848)