Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: DESMIPHORINI
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Deroplia gertiana, a nocturnal species endemic to Tenerife (Canary Islands), has been described by Gianfranco Sama in 1996 [❖]. The species is polyphagous on herbaceous plants, shrubs and also deciduous trees (Ficus carica).
Body length: 7 - 12 mm Life cycle: 1 - 2 years Adults in: December - May Host plant: polyphagous on herbaceous plants, decidous trees and shrubs Distribution: a species endemic to Canary Islands
The depicted beetles were reared from larve found in Prunus amygdalus branches in 2 km N of Tamaimo (El Retamar, Tenerife, Canary Islands) on January 16, 2020.
Collected by Milan Šárovec
Note preliminaire pour une revision du genre Deroplia Dejean 1837 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Biocosme Mésogéen 12 (4): 85-92,  1996. [download ]
Révision du genre Deroplia Dejean, 1835.
Biocosme Mésogéen 110 13 (2): 23-64, 1996. [download ]
|Subfamilia||Lamiinae Latreille, 1825|
|Tribus||Desmiphorini Thomson, 1860|
|Genus||Deroplia Dejean, 1835|
|Species||Deroplia gertiana Sama, 1996|