Chlorophorus robustior (Pic, 1900)

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Chlorophorus robustior

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

This not well known and relatively sparsely collected species has been described from Konya environs (Turkey) as Clytanthus trifasciatus v. robustior by Maurice Pic in 1900 [❖].

Body length:8 - 12 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:an endemic species to Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected in Refahiye environs (Erzincan Province, Eastern Turkey) on July 6, 2005.

Collected by A.Šíma

Pic M.:
Matériaux pour servir à l'étude des Longicornes 3 (1): 11-16, 1900. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H.:
The Longhorned Beetles that originally described from whole territories of Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycoidea) Part II – Cerambycidae (Cerambycinae and Stenopterinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 7 (21): 699-707, 2012. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. & Cihan N.:
Updated list of Chlorophorus Chevrolat, 1863 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae) species from Turkey, with two new restorations.
Pakistan Journal of Zoology 48 (2): 365-376, 2016. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusChlorophorus Chevrolat, 1863
SpeciesChlorophorus robustior (Pic, 1900)