Yementallyrama nasheri Adlbauer, 2007

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: OEMINI
Yementallyrama nasheri

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

Yementallyrama nasheri, a representative of the monotypic genus Yementallyrama (tribe Oemini Lacordaire, 1868), was described from Yemen by Karl Adlbauer in 2007. The type series specimens were reared from Vachellia sp. (= Acacia sp.) branches found by Martin Rejzek, Karl Adlbauer, Petr Kabátek and Stanislav Kadlec in several localities in Yemen [❖].

Body length:7.5 - 14 mm
Life cycle:1-2 years [?]
Adults in:September-October
Host plant:Vachellia
Distribution:Oman [✧], Yemen

The depicted specimens were reared from larvae found in Vachellia branches collected in Hamout village evirons (N16°42′39″ E53°09′13″; 1100 m a.s.l., 10 km NWW of Dhalgut, Jebel Al-Qamar range, Dhofar Governorate, Oman) on September 21, 2011.

Collected by Walter Grosser

Adlbauer K.:
Neu Bockkäfer aus der Arabischen Halbsinsel und Afrika (Coleoptera, Disteniidae und Cerambycidae).
Les Cahiers Magellanes 69: 1-21, 2007.

Ambrus R. and Grosser W.:
Contribution to the knowledge of longhorn beetles from Dhofar region in sultanate of Oman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Humanity space International Almanac 1 (2): 448-457, 2012. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusOemini Lacordaire, 1868
GenusYementallyrama Adlbauer, 2007
SpeciesYementallyrama nasheri Adlbauer, 2007