Phytoecia (Paracoptosia) schuberti (Fuchs, 1965)
[= Conizonia (Coptosia) schuberti Fuchs, 1965]
[= Coptosia (Coptosia) schuberti (Fuchs, 1965)]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Phytoecia schuberti

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Phytoecia schuberti, a rare endemic species to Turkey, has been described from South Anatolia (Turkey) as Conizonia (Coptosia) schuberti by Ernst Fuchs in 1965 [▽]. Mikhail Danilevsky included this species in the newly established Phytoecia-subgenus Paracoptosia in 2017 [❖].

Body length:7 - 8 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Boraginaceae [?]
Distribution:an endemic species to Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected in Pozanti environs (Adana province, Turkey) on June 15, 1998.

Collected by Jiří Voříšek

Fuchs E.:
Zwei neue palaearktische Saperdini (Col.).
Entomologische Blätter für Biologie und Systematik der Käfer 61 (2): 110-112, 1965.

Danilevsky M.L.:
A New Subgenus of the Longicorn Genus Phytoecia Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from the Palaearctic Region.
Entomological Review 97 (8): 1137-1139, 2017. [download pdf icon]

Kasatkin D.G.:
A new subgenus of the genus Phytoecia Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae).
Russian Entomological Journal 24 (2): 127-131, 2015. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H. and Koçak Ö.:
A new species of the subgenus Phytoecia (Paracoptosia) Danilevsky, 2017 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Karaman Province, Turkey.
Munis Entomology & Zoology 17 (2): 622-627, 2022. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Pic, 1892
SubgenusParacoptosia Danilevsky, 2017
SpeciesPhytoecia (Paracoptosia) schuberti (Fuchs, 1965)]