Xylosteus bartoni Obenberger & Mařan, 1933
[Xylosteus illyricus var. Merkli Pic, 1913][✩]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: XYLOSTEINI
Xylosteus bartoni

[Photo © Lech Kruszelnicki]

Xylosteus bartoni, a rare montane species endemic to South-East part of Balcan Peninsula, has been described from Belasica planina Mts. (Bulgaria) by Jan Obenberger and Josef Mařan in 1933 [✮].

Body length:14 - 18 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:pine (Pinus) and spruce (Picea)
Distribution:Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia

Depicted beetles were collected in South Bulgaria.

Obenberger J. and Mařan J.:
Přehled druhů rodu Xylosteus Friw. (Col. Ceramb.) / Generis Xylosteus Friw. specierum revisio (Col. Ceramb.)
Sborník Entomologického Oddělení Národního Musea v Praze 11 (90): 128-132, 1933. [download pdf icon]

Pic M.:
Notes diverses, descriptions et diagnoses (Suite.).
L'Échange, Revue Linnéenne 29 (347): 177-180, 1913. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusXylosteini Reitter, 1913
GenusXylosteus Frivaldsky, 1838
SpeciesXylosteus bartoni Obenberger & Mařan, 1933