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Julodis ehrenbergii Laporte, 1835

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Julodis ehrenbergii Laporte, 1835
Common names: Ehrenbergi's Jewel Beetle [En], Ehrenbergi Mücevher Böceği [Tu]

Laerma, RHODES ● Greece

Description: This jewel beetle, with more than 20mm length, is green-golden, with yellow hair. Elytrae are spotted with 4 longitudinal rows of yellow and hairy spots. Legs are spotted, copperish, and hairy. Antennae are black.

Biology: The hostplants are roots of various plants.

Habitat: Up to 500 m.

Distribution: South East Europe (Balkans), Turkey, Cyprus, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Israel/Palestine, Egypt.

References:
de Laporte F.-L., 1837. Histoire naturelle et iconographie des insectes coléoptères, Duménil Ed., Paris.
Sakalian V.P., 2003. A catalogue of the Jewel Beetles of Bulgaria, Zoocartographia Balkanica, Volume 2.






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