Mimocoptosia luteovittigera (Pic, 1906)
[= Phytoecia (Mimocoptosia) luteovittigera Pic, 1906]
[= Phytoecia (Mimocoptosia) iraniensis Breuning et Villiers, 1972]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Mimocoptosia luteovittigera
[Photo © P.Jelínek & M.Hoskovec]

Mimocoptosia luteovittigera (Pic, 1906), a species known from Northwestern Iran and Southeastern Turkey, has been descibed from Iran as Phytæcia (Obereina) luteovittigera by Maurice Pic in 1906 [❖].

Body length:9 - 15 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Apiaceae
Distribution:Iran , Turkey [✧]

Depicted beetles were collected on the host plant (Apiaceae) in Shamshir environs (1850 m; Kermanshah province, Iran) om June 5, 2018.

Collected by P.Jelínek

Pic M.:
Nouveaux Coléoptères d'Europe, Asie, Afrique et Amérique.
L'Échange, Revue Linnéenne 22 (253): 1-5, 1906. [download pdf icon]

Sama G., Rapuzzi P. and Rejzek M.:
New or interesting Phytoeciini from the Middle East, especially from Iran (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Folia Heyrovskyana) (Series A), 14 (4): 163-179, 2007. [download pdf icon]

Ambrus R. & Grosser W.:
Results of the Czech entomological expedition to Iran (2009-2010) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Humanity space - International almanac 2 (3): 461-482, 2013. [download pdf icon]

Mimocoptosia luteovittigera
[Photo © P.Jelínek]
Mimocoptosia luteovittigera
Mimocoptosia luteovittigera
Mimocoptosia luteovittigera
Mimocoptosia luteovittigera
[Photo © P.Jelínek]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusMimocoptosia Breuning et Villiers, 1972
SpeciesMimocoptosia luteovittigera (Pic, 1906)