Apatophysis (Angustephysis) danczenkoi Danilevsky, 2006


Apatophysis danczenkoi
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Apatophysis danczenkoi, a rare endemic species to Iran, has been described from Kerman province by Mikhail L. Danilevsky in 2006 [✧].

Body length:14 - 15 mm
Life cycle:2 and more years [?]
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:unknown, but probably develops in roots of desert shrubs and trees
Distribution:an endemic species to Iran

Depicted male beetle (14 mm) was collected in Sānīg (سانيج) village environs (1600 m a.s.l., Shir Kuh mountain, Central district of Taft County, Yazd province, Iran) on June 1, 2010.

Collected by Kirill K. Kolesnichenko

Danilevsky M.L.:
A revue of genus Apatophysis Chevrolat, 1860 of Iran (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Les Cahiers Magellanes 59: 1-11, 2006. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaDorcasominae Lacordaire, 1869
TribusApatophyseini Lacordaire, 1869
GenusApatophysis Chevrolat, 1860
SubgenusAngustephysis Pic, 1956
SpeciesApatophysis (Angustephysis) danczenkoi Danilevsky, 2006