Eurycoptosia bodoani (Pic, 1912)
[= Conizonia bodoani (Pic, 1912)]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Eurycoptosia bodoani
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Eurycoptosia bodoani, an conspicuous species with unusually large mandibles in males occuring in Azerbaijan and Iran, has been described from Lorestan province of Iran as Conizonia bodoani by Maurice Pic in 1912 [✧]. The monotypic (so far) genus Eurycoptosia was established for this species by Edmund Reitter in 1913 [▽].

Body length:11 - 14 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Onosma (Onosma microcarpum [❖])
Distribution:Azerbaijan, Iran

The depicted mounted beetles were collected on Onosma sp. in Rajan environs (2000-2500 m a.s.l., Āzarbāyjān-e Gharbī province, Iran) on May 30, 2017.

Collected by D.Navrátil and P.Jelínek

Pic M.:
Descriptions ou diagnoses et notes diverses (Suite.).
L'Échange, Revue Linnéenne 28 (326): 9-10, 1912.
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Reitter E.:
Eine Serie neuer Coleopteren aus der paläarktischen Fauna.
Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift 6: 649-666, 1913.
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Kasatkin D.G.:
Notes on the fauna and taxonomy of longicorn-beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) of Near East and Transacaucasia. I.
Russian Entomological Journal 30 (3): 297-304, 2021.
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Breuning Stephan:
Revision von 35 Gattungen aus der Gruppe der Saperdini Muls. (Col. Cerambycidae).
Entomologischen Arbeiten aus dem Museum G. Frey, Tutzing bei München 5 (2): 401-567, 1954.
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Eurycoptosia bodoani
Eurycoptosia bodoani
Eurycoptosia bodoani
Eurycoptosia bodoani
[Photo © P.Jelínek]
Eurycoptosia bodoani
[Photo © P.Jelínek]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusEurycoptosia Reitter, 1913
SpeciesEurycoptosia bodoani (Pic, 1912)