Subspecific status of the species Cerambyx cerdo Linnaeus, 1758 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in Europe and the Palaearctic area

Abstract : The paper presents confirmation of already described subspecies of Cerambyx cerdo Linnaeus, 1758 – Cerambyx cerdo cerdo Linnaeus, 1758, Cerambyx cerdo acuminatus Motschulsky, 1853, Cerambyx cerdo cyprius Vartanis, 2023, Cerambyx cerdo iranicus Heyrovský, 1951, Cerambyx cerdo klinzigi Podaný, 1964, Cerambyx cerdo manderstjernae Mulsant & Godart, 1855, Cerambyx cerdo masaryki Vartanis, 2018, Cerambyx cerdo mirbeckii (P. H. Lucas, 1842), Cerambyx cerdo nikolaevi Danilevsky, 2024 and Cerambyx cerdo pfisteri (Stierlin, 1864). In addition, Cerambyx cerdo hispanicus ssp. nov. is described from Spain and Cerambyx cerdo laevicollis Heyrovsky, 1955 stat. nov. (the subspecies was described by Heyrovsky in 1955, as morpha of the species).
Keyword : Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Cerambycinae, Cerambyx, Cerambyx cerdo, new subspecies, Europe, Palaearctic region
Author(s) : Vartanis, J
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Published Issue : 2024 Vol. 19 Number 2


2024 Vol. 19 Number 2