Phytoecia (Parobereina) vittipennis Reiche, 1877
ssp. vittipennis Reiche, 1877
[= Phytoecia (Blepisanis) vittipennis Reiche, 1877]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Phytoecia vittipennis
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Species was moved into a newly estabilished subgenus Parobereina by Mikhail Danilevsky in 2018 [✩]. Phytoecia (Parobereina) vittipennis is associated with Achillea arabica (Asteraceae) [❖].

Body length:7 - 10 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:Achillea arabica
Distribution:Armenia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected in Eibenthal (Tisové Údolí) village environs (Mehedinți county, SW Romania) on May 28, 2009.

Collected by J. Král

Rejzek M., Sama G., Alziar G., Sádlo J.:
Host Plants of Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from the Balkan Peninsula, Asia Minor and Iran.
Biocosme Mésogéen 19 (3): 161-189, [2002] 2003. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
A new Palaearctic subgenus of genus Phytoecia Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Zootaxa 4521 (1): 129-132, 2018. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
A new species of Phytoecia (Neomusaria) Plavilstshikov, 1928 from Armenia and a new species of Phytoecia (Parobereina) Danilevsky, 2018 from Iran (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Zootaxa 4747 (1): 196-200, 2020. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Dejean, 1835
GenusParobereina Danilevsky, 2017
SpeciesPhytoecia (Parobereina) vittipennis Reiche, 1877
SubspeciesPhytoecia (Parobereina) vittipennis vittipennis Reiche, 1877