Phytoecia (Parobereina) vittipennis Reiche, 1877
ssp. pravei Plavilstshikov, 1926
[= Phytoecia (Obereina) pravei Plavilstshikov, 1926]
[= Phytoecia (Blepisanis) vittipennis prawei Plavilstshikov, 1926]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Phytoecia vittipennis pravei
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Phytoecia (Parobereina) vittipennis pravei was described as Phytoecia (Obereina) pravei by Nikolai N. Plavilstshikov from Ordubad environs (nowadays in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan) in 1926 [❖]. Taxon was moved into a newly estabilished subgenus Parobereina by Mikhail Danilevsky in 2018 [✩].

Body length:7 - 10 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Achillea arabica [?]
Distribution:Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Turkmenistan, E Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected in Yerevan environs (Armenia) on June 18, 2012.

Collected by Pavel Jelínek

Plavilstshikov N.N.:
Etude Synoptique sur les Espèces de Obereina Ganglb. (Coleoptera, Cerambycidæ).
Annals and Magazine of Natural History, London 9 (18): 331–341, 1926. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
A new Palaearctic subgenus of genus Phytoecia Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Zootaxa 4521 (1): 129-132, 2018. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
A new species of Phytoecia (Neomusaria) Plavilstshikov, 1928 from Armenia and a new species of Phytoecia (Parobereina) Danilevsky, 2018 from Iran (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Zootaxa 4747 (1): 196-200, 2020. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Dejean, 1835
GenusParobereina Danilevsky, 2017
SpeciesPhytoecia (Parobereina) vittipennis Reiche, 1877
SubspeciesPhytoecia (Parobereina) vittipennis pravei Plavilstshikov, 1926