Semiangusta delagrangei (Pic, 1891)
[= Phytoecia (Semiangusta) delagrangei (Pic, 1891)]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Semiangusta delagrangei

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

Semiangusta delagrangei, an endemic species to Turkey, has been described as Conizonia Delagrangei from Akbez environs (Hatay province, South Turkey) by Maurice Pic in 1891 [❖].

Body length:12 – 22 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May-June
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:an endemic species to Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected in Gereyani environs (Mardin province, Turkey) on May 27, 2011.

Collected by L.Skořepa

Pic M.:
Descriptions de Longicornes de Syrie.
L. Jacquet, Lyon, 3pp., 1891.

Pic M.:
Voyage de M. Charles Delagrange dans la Haute-Syrie. Année 1891 (1) Longicornes.
Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, Paris 61: 413-422, 1892. [download pdf icon]

The affiliation of this taxon to a genus/subgenus has changed several times since its description, and currently Semiangusta is again considered a separate genus.

Sama G., Rapuzzi P. and Özdikmen H.
Preliminary report of the entomological surveys (2010, 2011) of G. Sama and P. Rapuzzi to Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Munis Entomology & Zoology 7 (1): 22-45, 2012. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusSemiangusta Pic, 1892
SpeciesSemiangusta delagrangei (Pic, 1891)