ssp. cruciata Sama, 1996
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: DESMIPHORINI
[Photo © David Navrátil]
Deroplia troberti cruciata, a nocturnal beetle endemic to Crete (Greece), has been described by Gianfranco Sama in 1996 [❖].
Body length: 6 - 13 mm Life cycle: 1 - 2 years Adults in: September - May (the maximal activity in winter) Host plant: polyphagous in dead twigs of deciduous trees (Quercus, Nerium, Pistacia, Laurus) Distribution: subspecies endemic to Crete
The depicted beetles were reared from larvae feeding in thin terminal twigs of Nerium oleander collected in Stomio environs (9 m a.s.l., Chania region, Crete, Greece) on June 22, 2018.
Collected by D.Navrátil
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 troberti (Mulsant, 1843)|
|Subspecies||Deroplia troberti cruciata Sama, 1996|