Mesoprionus persicus L. Redtenbacher, 1850

Catalog Prioninae Mesoprionus persicus L. Redtenbacher, 1850

Mesoprionus persicus L. Redtenbacher, 1850

family CERAMBYCIDAE Latreille, 1802
subfamily Prioninae Latreille, 1802
tribe Prionini Latreille, 1802
genus Mesoprionus Jakovlev, 1887c
persicus L. Redtenbacher, 1850

Mesoprionus persicus L. Redtenbacher, 1850

Distribution:
ASIA - IN IQ TR

 

Mesoprionus persicus is a species endemic to Iran where it occurs in the Zagros forest-steppe which is characterised by the presence of Quercus brantii, the beetle's host plant. The species is nocturnal and both sexes fly to sources of artificial light. The main period of flight activity falls within half an hour after dusk but ocassionally females can fly around as late as midnight.

 

Body length: 20 - 32 mm
Life cycle: unknown
Adults in: May - July
Host plant: Quercus brantii
Distribution: Iran

Code: C_0200
 
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047_TR: .Turkey
066_IN: .India (Himachal)
067_IQ: .Iraq
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