Paratetrops warnckei (Holzschuh, 1977)
[= Tetrops (Tetrops) warnckei Holzschuh, 1977]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: TETROPINI
Paratetrops warnckei

[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing Michal Hoskovec]
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Paratetrops warnckei, described from Akseki (Toros Mts., South Turkey) as Tetrops warnckei by Carolus Holzschuh in 1977 [❖], belongs among less known and only very occasionally collected species of South Anatolian entomofauna. Taxon was included to a newly estabilished monotypical genus Paratetrops by Maxim A. Lazarev in 2024 [✳].

Body length:3 - 6 mm
Life cycle:1 year [?]
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees [?]
Distribution:a species endemic to South Turkey

The depicted beetle was beaten from a blossoming hawthorn (Crataegus) near Kösereli village (Erdemli district, Mersin province, SW Turkey) in June 1996.

Collected by Michal Hoskovec

Holzschuh C.:
Neue Bockkäfer aus Anatolien und Iran (Col., Cerambycidae).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 53: 127-136, 1977. [download pdf icon]

Lazarev M.:
Taxonomic notes on longhorned beetles with the descriptions of several new taxa (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Humanity space International almanac 13 (1): 21-38, 2024. [download pdf icon]

Holzschuh C.:
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der europäischen Tetrops-Arten (Cerambycidae, Col.).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 55: 77-89, 1981. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. and Turgut S.:
The genus Tetrops Stephens, 1829 with a new subspecies, Tetrops praeustus anatolicus ssp. n. from Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 3 (2): 621-635, 2008. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusTetropini Portevin, 1927
GenusParatetrops Lazarev, 2024
SpeciesParatetrops warnckei (Holzschuh, 1977)