Clytus (Clytus) buglanicus Kadlec, 2005

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Clytus buglanicus
[Photo © L.Dembický]

Clytus buglanicus, interesting and rare member of Eastern Anatolian longhorn beetle fauna, was described by our friend Stanislav Kadlec (✝ 2008) according to one, by him in Buğlan Geçidi captured male. The Clytus buglanicus is very close to the species Clytus kumalariensis Johanides, 2001 from the central part of western Turkey.

Body length:holotype ♂ 13.5 mm
Life cycle:2 years [?]
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:an endemic species to Turkey

The depicted male beetle was captured in Buğlan Geçidi pass (1600 m; 40 km NNW Muş, Eastern Turkey) on May 21.-24., 2001.

Kadlec S.:
Two new species longicorn beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from western Palaerctic region.
Studies and Reports of District Museum Prague-East, Taxonomical Series 1 (1-2): 103-107, 2005.
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SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusClytus Laicharting, 1784
SubgenusClytus Laicharting, 1784
SpeciesClytus buglanicus Kadlec, 2005