ssp. pilosa (Brullé, 1833)
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: PARMENINI
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Parmena pubescens pilosa develops in Euphorbia and on the dead stalks of the host plant it can be also frequently found. It is a nocturnal species, and therefore, it is necessary to inspect the plants at night.
Body length: 5 - 10 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: April - October Host plant: Euphorbia Distribution: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Slovenia
The depicted beetle was collected and photographed on the host-plant (Euphorbia characias wulfenii) in Areopolis (SW of Peloponnese, Greece).
Collected by M.Hoskovec
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Parmenini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Parmena Dejean, 1821
Species: Parmena pubescens (Dalman, 1817)
Subspecies: Parmena pubescens pilosa (Brullé, 1833)