Iranobrium davatchii Villiers, 1967

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: OBRIINI

Iranobrium davatchii

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Iranobrium davatchii, a species occuring in Iran and Arabian Peninsula, has been described from Minab (Iran) by André Villiers in 1967 [❖].

Body length:3.5 - 7 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:probably whole year (collected from March to December)
Host plant:polyphagous species (Mangifera indica, Ziziphus, Acacia)
Distribution:Iran, Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Qatar [✧]

The depicted male beetle was attracted to light in Bengeri-Langer environs (Hormozgan province, South Iran) on December 14-15, 2012.

Collected by O.Legezin

Villiers A.:
Contribution à la faune de l'Iran. I. - Coléoptères Cerambycidae.
Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 3 (2): 327-379, 1967. [download pdf icon]

Sama G.:
Preliminary report on the Cerambycidae of the United Arab Emirates, with the description of a new species belonging to a new subgenus (Insecta Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Quaderno di Studi e Notizie di Storia Naturale della Romagna 23: 173-178, 2006.
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SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusObriini Mulsant, 1839
GenusIranobrium Villiers, 1967
SpeciesIranobrium davatchii Villiers, 1967