Rhaesus serricollis (Motschulsky, 1838)
[= Rhaesus persicus (Motschulsky, 1875)]

Subfamilia: PRIONINAE  /  Tribus: REMPHANINI

Rhaesus serricollis
[Photo © Lech Kruszelnicki]

Body length: ♂ 30 - 40 mm / ♀ 30 - 60 mm
Life cycle:3 years
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Platanus, Quercus, Fagus, Juglans)
Distribution:Iran, Albania, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Macedonia, Syria, Turkey, Serbia, Cyprus, Caucasus

The depicted mounted beetles were capured in Golestan Forest National Park (Golestan province, Iran) on June 16, 2015. The depicted living male was found on eastern slopes of Ossa Mt. (Greece, July 2016). Living female was reared from larva found in Dali (Kakheti region of Georgia, June 2018). The species' habitat and larva depicted in dedicated page.

Collected by Lech Kruszelnicki and Adam Woźniak

Rhaesus serricollis - female
Rhaesus serricollis ♀ [Photo © Adam Woźniak]

Rhaesus serricollis - male
Rhaesus serricollis ♂ [Photo © Adam Woźniak]

Subfamilia: Prioninae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Remphanini Lacordaire, 1869
Genus: Rhaesus Motschulsky, 1875
Species: Rhaesus serricollis (Motschulsky, 1838)