Jordanoleiopus (Polymitoleiopus) annae Lazarev & Skrylnyk, 2023

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: ACANTHOCININI
Jordanoleiopus annae

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Jordanoleiopus annae, an endemic species to Oman, has been described from Dhofar Governorate of Oman by Maxim Alexandrovich Lazarev and Yuriy Evgenevich Skrylnyk in 2023 [▽].

Body length:♂♂ 3.8 - 4.5 mm / ♀♀ 3.9 - 5.1 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:August
Host plant:polyphagous on broadleaf trees and shrubs (Croton sp., Jatropha dhofarica)
Distribution:an endemic species to Oman

The depicted male beetle was reared from larva found in Croton sp. 6 km W Dhalqut (N16°41′56″ E53°11′29″; 450 m a.s.l., Jebel Al-Qamar range, Dhofar Governorate, Oman) on January 21-22, 2018.

Collected by Petr Kabátek

Lazarev M.A. and Skrylnyk Yu.E.:
A new species of the genus Jordanoleiopus Lepesme & Breuning, 1955 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from Oman.
Humanity space International almanac 12 (2): 137-147, 2023. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusAcanthocinini Blanchard, 1845
GenusJordanoleiopus Lepesme et Breuning, 1955
SubgenusPolymitoleiopus Lepesme et Breuning, 1955
SpeciesJordanoleiopus (Polymitoleiopus) annae Lazarev & Skrylnyk, 2023