An overview on the W-Palaearctic subgenus Phytoecia (Helladia) Fairmaire, 1864 with a new subspecies Phytoecia (Helladia) humeralis caneri ssp. n. from Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae)

Abstract : All taxa of the subgenus Helladia Fairmaire, 1864 in Turkey and the world fauna are evaluated and summarized. A new subspecies, Phytoecia (Helladia) humeralis caneri ssp. n. is described from Turkey. Musaria testaceovittata Pic, 1934 is regarded as a subspecies of Phytoecia (Helladia) armeniaca Frivaldsky, 1878 as the form Phytoecia (Helladia) armeniaca testaceovittata (Pic, 1934) stat. n.. Also, Phytoecia (Helladia) natali Lobanov, 1994 is accepted as a synonym of Musaria testaceovittata Pic, 1934 and placed in the other names of Phytoecia (Helladia) armeniaca Frivaldsky, 1878 as syn. n.. Besides, Phytoecia insignata Chevrolat, 1854 is ranked as a subspecies of Phytoecia (Helladia) humeralis (Waltl, 1838) as the form Phytoecia (Helladia) humeralis insignata Chevrolat, 1854 stat. n.. Some new faunistical data are also given for Turkey in the text. Short descriptions and a short identification key are also given for Turkish species in the text.
Keyword : Helladia, Phytoecia, Saperdini, Lamiinae, Cerambycidae, Coleoptera
Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen, S. Turgut
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