Xylotrechus (Turanoclytus) sieversi Ganglbauer, 1890

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Xylotrechus sieversi
[Photo © P.Jelínek & M.Hoskovec]

Body length:10 - 16 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:milk vetch (Astragalus spp., Fabaceae)
Distribution:Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Syria, Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected on dying twigs of living Astragalus shrub (Fabaceae) in Iskenderun (South Turkey).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusXylotrechus Chevrolat, 1860
SubgenusTuranoclytus Sama, 1994
Species Xylotrechus (Turanoclytus) sieversi Ganglbauer, 1890