Pogonocherus (Pogonocherus) anatolicus K. Daniel & J. Daniel, 1898

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: POGONOCHERINI
Pogonocherus anatolicus

[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Pogonocherus anatolicus, a species known from Turkey, Syria and Cyprus, has been described from Adalia environs (Turkey) by Karl Daniel and Josef Daniel in 1898 [▽]. This rare species develops in recently dead twigs and branches of a variety of pine (Pinus spp.) tree species.

Body length:4 - 6 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:March - July
Host plant:various pine (Pinus spp.) species
Distribution:Turkey, Syria and Cyprus [❖]

The depicted beetle was reared from larva found in pine twig collected in Kemer environs (Antalya province, Turkey) in 2013.

Collected by A. Márkus

Daniel K. And Daniel J.:
Zwanzig neue Arten aus dem paläarktischen Faunengebiet..
Coleopteren-Studien 2 (7): 61-82, 1898. [download pdf icon]

Ambrus R., Grosser W. and Hrbek J.:
Contribution to the knowledge of longhorn beetles from Cyprus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Humanity space International Almanac 3 (2): 173-190, 2014.
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SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusPogonocherini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPogonocherus Dejean, 1821
SubgenusPogonocherus Dejean, 1821
SpeciesPogonocherus caroli Mulsant, 1863
SubspeciesPogonocherus (Pogonocherus) anatolicus K. Daniel & J. Daniel, 1898