Stenocorus (Anisorus) heterocerus (Ganglbauer, 1882)
[= Toxotus heterocerus Ganglbauer, 1882]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: STENOCORINI
Stenocorus heterocerus

[Photo © David Navrátil, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Stenocorus heterocerus, a species occuring in South Turkey and Syria, has been described from Bolkar Mts. (Bolghar Dagh, South Turkey) as Toxotus heterocerus by Ludwig Ganglbauer in 1882 [✮].

Body length:11 - 18 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years [?]
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:Quercus spp.
Distribution:Turkey, Near East

The depicted beetles were beaten from blossoming Christ's thorn (Paliurus spina-christi, Rhamnaceae) in Avgadi environs (800-1100 m a.s.l., 35 km N of Erdemli, Mersin province, South Turkey) on June 16-20, 1996.

Collected by Michal Hoskovec

Ganglbauer L.:
Coleopterologische Mittheilungen.
Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 1: 135-140, 1882. [download pdf icon]

Özdikmen H., Cihan N. and Kaya G.:
A Survey of Turkish Stenocorus Geoffroy, 1762 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) with a New Species Stenocorus (s.str.) guveni.
Pakistan Journal of Zoology 46 (3): 697-706, 2014. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusStenocorini Thomson, 1861
GenusStenocorus Fabricius, 1775
SubgenusAnisorus Mulsant, 1863
SpeciesStenocorus (Anisorus) heterocerus (Ganglbauer, 1882)