Jebusaea hammerschmidti Reiche, 1877

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CERAMBYCINI

Jebusaea hammerschmidti
Photo © M.Hoskovec


Jebusaea hammerschmidti
Photo © M.Hoskovec


Body length:20 - 45 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years (?)
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:true date palm (Phoenix dactilifera)
Distribution:Iran, Iraq, Near East, Saudi Arabia

A very rare nocturnal species frequently attracted to light. The depicted beetles were collected on true date palm (Phoenix dactilifera) 35 km SE Minab (E Bandar-e Abbas, Hormozgan province, South Iran).


Jebusaea hammerschmidti

Jebusaea hammerschmidti

Jebusaea hammerschmidti
Photo © M.Hoskovec



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