Paracorymbia (Paracorymbia) pallens (Brullé, 1832)
[= Leptura pallens Brullé, 1832]
[= Stictoleptura (Maculileptura) pallens (Brullé, 1832)][✩]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI
Paracorymbia pallens
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]

Paracorymbia pallens, a common anthophilous species occuring in the Balcan Peninsula, has been described from Peloponnese (Greece) as Leptura pallens by Auguste Gaspard Brullé in 1832 [▽].

Body length:7 - 14 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:probably polyphagous in deciduous trees
Distribution:Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia

The depicted beetle was collected on flowers in Panagitsa (Παναγίτσα) environs (Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece) on May 26, 2021.

Collected by Daniel Rydzi

Brullé A.G.:
Expédition scientifique de Morée. Section des Sciences Physiques. Tome III. - Partie. Zoologie. Deuxième Section. - Des animaux articulés.
F. G. Levrault, Paris 3 (1/2): 400pp [pages 289-400 issued in 1833; plates in 1832-1836], 1832. [download pdf icon]

Miroshnikov A.I.:
Myths and reality: critical remarks on M.L. Danilevsky’s monograph, “Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countres. Part 1“.
[ Мифы и реальность: критические замечания по поводу монографии М.Л. Данилевского «Жуки-усачи (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) России и соседних стран. Часть 1».]
Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 12 (1): 181–214, 2016. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusLepturini Latreille, 1802
GenusParacorymbia Miroshnikov, 1998
SubgenusParacorymbia Miroshnikov, 1998
SpeciesParacorymbia (Paracorymbia) pallens (Brullé, 1832)