Osphranteria coerulescens L. Redtenbacher, 1850

Catalog Cerambycinae CallichromatiniOsphranteria coerulescens L. Redtenbacher, 1850

Osphranteria coerulescens L. Redtenbacher, 1850

family CERAMBYCIDAE Latreille, 1802
subfamily Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
tribe Callichromatini Swainson & Shuckard, 1840
genus Osphranteria L. Redtenbacher, 1850
coerulescens L. Redtenbacher, 1850

Osphranteria coerulescens L. Redtenbacher, 1850

Distribution:
ASIA - IN IQ PA TR

 

he nominate Osphranteria coerulescens coerulescens is distributed in Iran. Larvae of this insect feed in living twigs and branches of various Rosaceae (Prunus, Amygdalus etc.) and ocassionally when too abundant can cause damage to fruit trees.

The adults emit a characteristic scent probably serving as a chemical defence used by the beetles to protect themselves against would be predators such as insectivorous birds.

 

Body length: 10 - 20 mm
Life cycle: 1 - 2 years
Adults in: June - July
Host plant: Rosaceae


Distribution: Iran

 

Code: C_1727
 
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047_TR: .Turkey
066_IN: .India (Himachal)
067_IQ: .Iraq
079_PA: .Pakistan
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