Clytus (Clytus) madoni Pic, 1890
[= Clytus preapicalis Pic, 1939][✧]

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Clytus madoni
[Photo © D.Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Clytus madoni, one of less known and relatively little collected members of Clytini tribe from SE Mediterranean, has been described from "Palestine" by Maurice Pic in 1890 [❖].

Body length:5 - 8 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years [?]
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:unknown, probably polyphagous in deciduous trees
Distribution:Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

The depicted beetle was captured in Krak des Chevaliers environs (Talkalakh district, Homs governorate, Syria) on April 18, 2008.

Collected by V. Skoupý

Pic M.:
Séance du 10 décembre 1890. [Description d'un Longicorne nouveau].
Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France, Paris (6) 10: ccxi, 1890. [download pdf icon]

Holzschuh C.:
Zur Synonymie palaearktischer Cerambycidae I. (Col.).
Koleopterologische Rundschau, Wien 52: 101-104, 1975. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. and Turgut S.:
A synopsis of turkish Clytus Laicharting, 1784 and Sphegoclytus Sama, 2005 with zoogeographical remarks (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 4 (2): 353-370, 2009. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusClytus Laicharting, 1784
SubgenusClytus Laicharting, 1784
SpeciesClytus (Clytus) madoni Pic, 1890