Purpuricenus sasanus Kadlec, 2006a

Catalog Cerambycinae PurpuriceniniPurpuricenus sasanus Kadlec, 2006a

Purpuricenus sasanus Kadlec, 2006a

family CERAMBYCIDAE Latreille, 1802
subfamily Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
tribe Purpuricenini J. Thomson, 1861
genus Purpuricenus Dejean, 1821
sasanus Kadlec, 2006a

Purpuricenus sasanus Kadlec, 2006a

Distribution:
ASIA - IN ?IQ

 

A recently described species so far only known from Iran. The insect oviposits on living terminal twigs of Acer monspessulanum ssp. cinerascens. The larva girdles the twig to interrupt flow of sap and develops in the dead part of the twig. The specimen in Lorestan province, Iran.

 

Body length: 10 - 18 mm
Life cycle: 2 years
Adults in: June and July
Host plant: Acer monspessulanum ssp. cinerascens
Distribution: an endemic species to Iran

Code: C_3200
 
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