Noserius indicus (Gahan, 1906)
[= Hypoëschrus indicus Gahan, 1906]

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: OEMINI
Stromatium longicorne
[Photo © Udo Schmidt]

Noserius indicus, an Oriental species distributed also in Afghanistan, Iran, and United Arab Emirates, has been described from India as Hypoëschrus indicus by Charles Joseph Gahan in 1906 [✧].

Body length:12 - 20 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:March - September
Host plant:polyphagous on broadleaf trees (e.g. Senegalia, Dichopsis, Shorea, Vachellia)
Distribution:Afghanistan, India, Iran, Taiwan, Pakistan, Baluchistan, United Arab Emirates, Nepal, Sri Lanka

The depicted mounted beetle (16 mm) was collected in Banyan Tree Al Wadi resort environs (Wadi Khadeja, Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates) on March 31, 2017.

Collected by Udo Schmidt

Gahan Ch.J.:
The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Coleoptera. - Vol. I. (Cerambycidæ).
London, C. T. Bingham: xviii + 329 pp: 243-248, 1906. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusOemini Pascoe, 1869
GenusNoserius Pascoe, 1857
SpeciesNoserius indicus (Gahan, 1906)