Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: DESMIPHORINI
[Photo © David Navrátil]
Deroplia schurmanni, a nocturnal species endemic to El Hierro (Canary Islands), has been described by Gianfranco Sama in 1996 [❖]. The beetle is oligophagous on various Euphorbia plants (such as Euphorbia balsamifera Ait. or Euphorbia regis-jubae W. & B.).
Body length: 10 - 20 mm Life cycle: 1 - 2 years Adults in: December & September Host plant: oligophagous on various Euphorbia spp. Distribution: a species endemic to El Hierro (Canary Islands Spain)
The mounted beetle was reared from a larva found in a dead Euphorbia sp. branch in Sabinosa environs (10 m a.s.l., El Hierro, Canary Islands) on January 14, 2017. The depicted living beetle was reared from a larva found in a dead branch of Euphorbia balsamifera Ait. in Charco Manso NW Valverde (El Hierro, Canary Islands).
Collected by Petr Kabátek and M.Rejzek
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 ]
[Photo © M.Rejzek]
|Subfamilia||Lamiinae Latreille, 1825|
|Tribus||Desmiphorini Thomson, 1860|
|Genus||Deroplia Dejean, 1835|
|Species||Deroplia schurmanni Sama, 1996|