Paracorymbia (Paracorymbia) sambucicola (Holzschuh, 1982)
[= Brachyleptura sambucicola Holzschuh, 1982]
[= Stictoleptura (Paracorymbia) sambucicola (Holzschuh, 1982)][✩]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI
Paracorymbia sambucicola
[Photo © David Navrátil, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Paracorymbia sambucicola, a rare species known only from South Anatolia and Syrian coastal regions, has been described from Mersin envrions (South Turkey) as Brachyleptura sambucicola by Carolus Holzschuh in 1982 [✧].

Body length:10 - 14 mm
Life cycle:2 years [?]
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:South Turkey, Syria

The depicted beetles were collected on flowers (Apiaceae) in Rābīāh/Gaballe (ربيعة‎) environs (N35°49′ E36°02′; 650m a.s.l., Latakia District, Latakia Governorate, North-Western Syria) on July 2, 1998.

Collected by Jan Šobotník

Holzschuh C.:
Elf neue Bockkäfer aus Europa und Asien (Col.: Cerambycidae).
Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft österreichischer Entomologen 33 (3/4): 65-76, [1981] 1982. [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) sambucicola (Holzschuh, 1982)