Phytoecia (Pseudomusaria) farinosa Ganglbauer, 1885
[Phytoecia mucida Semenov, 1893][✳]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Phytoecia farinosa

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Phytoecia farinosa, a known from Iran and Turkmenistan, has been described from Shâhrūd environs (Iran) by Ludwig Ganglbauer in 1886 [❖]. The subgenus Pseudomusaria, into which the species was included, was established by Maurice Pic in 1900 [▽].

Body length:10 - 16 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:Iran, Turkmenistan

The depicted beetle was collected in Chuli (Çüli) valley (20 km SSE of Gögdepe, Kopetdag Mts., Ashgabat province, Turkmenistan) on April 19, 1984.

Collected by V. Safronov

Ganglbauer L.:
Neue und weniger bekannte Longicornier des paläarktischen Faunengebietes.
Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 35 [1885]: 515-524, 1886. [download pdf icon]

Semenov Tian-Shanskij A.P.:
Coleoptera Asiatica Nova.
Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 27 (3-4): 494-507, 1893. [download pdf icon]

Pic M.:
Contribution a l'étude des Coléoptères d'Europe et des régions voisines. 2° Notes sur les Longicornes du Groupe des Phytæciaires.
Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France, Paris 25: 14-16, 1900. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Pic, 1892
SubgenusPseudomusaria Pic, 1900
SpeciesPhytoecia (Pseudomusaria) farinosa Ganglbauer, 1885