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Oedemera natolica Reiche, 1862 ♂

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Oedemera natolica Reiche, 1862 ♂

Güzelçamlı, AYDIN ● Turkey

Description: Head including mouth parts yellowish brown to brown, basal portion of antenna lighter. Pronotum yellowish brown, lateral sides of pronotum mostly brown to dark brown. Elytron yellowish brown with wide brown to black lateral margin, this coloration sometimes enlarging towards apex of elytron. In extremely dark forms only surroundings of scutellum remains yellowish brown. Apex of each elytron always with yellowish brown to yellow spot. Legs yellowish brown, in extremely dark forms posterior femur dark brown (connected with enlarged dark coloration of elytra). Ventral part of body yellowish brown to dark brown.
Male: Apical segment of maxillary palpus narrowly securiform. Antenna very long and slender, slightly exceeding beyond elytral apex, apical antennal segment emarginated on one side behind its midlength. Eyes large and convex, head with eyes distinctly wider than pronotum, head between eyes wider than between antennal pits and as wide as between bases of first antennal segments. Surface of head very finely and sparsely punctuate and pubescent, lustrous. Pronotum slightly longer than wide, cordiform, with pair of depressions in front of the middle, sometimes separated by very slight longitudinal keel and with one praebasal depression. Surface of pronotum, like the head, punctuate and pubescent, punctation is somewhat coarser on anterior and posterior margins, semilustrous to lustrous. Elytra slightly narrowed posteriorly. Surface of elytra finely corrugated and pubescent, matt. Vein 4 developed mostly in basal third, without transverse connection with vein 3. Hind femur thickened, hind tibia very slightly bent.
Female: Eyes less convex than in male, head with eyes approximately as wide as pronotum, antenna shorter, not reaching elytral apex, elytra slightly wider, less narrowed posteriorly, hind femur not thickened.
Length: 5.6-10 mm.

Distribution: Southwestern Turkey, Greece (Rhodes, Samos, Kos), Syria, Lebanon, Israel/Palestine, northern Egypt.

References:
Švihla V., 1993. Revision of the genus Oedemera subgenus Oncomera (Coleoptera: Oedemeridae), Eur.J. Entomol. 90: 189-208. ISSN 1210-5759.




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