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Cerocoma dahli Kraatz 1863 ♂

Cerocoma dahli-Grammos.jpg <i><b>Alosimus smyrnensis</i></b> Maran, 1942||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/2011/02/20/20110220164535-6d7ef3df-th.jpg>Thumbnails<i><b>Cerocoma muehlfeldi</i></b> Gyllenhal, 1817 ♀||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2011/07/21/20110721112553-39a54023-th.jpg><i><b>Alosimus smyrnensis</i></b> Maran, 1942||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/2011/02/20/20110220164535-6d7ef3df-th.jpg>Thumbnails<i><b>Cerocoma muehlfeldi</i></b> Gyllenhal, 1817 ♀||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2011/07/21/20110721112553-39a54023-th.jpg><i><b>Alosimus smyrnensis</i></b> Maran, 1942||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/2011/02/20/20110220164535-6d7ef3df-th.jpg>Thumbnails<i><b>Cerocoma muehlfeldi</i></b> Gyllenhal, 1817 ♀||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2011/07/21/20110721112553-39a54023-th.jpg><i><b>Alosimus smyrnensis</i></b> Maran, 1942||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/2011/02/20/20110220164535-6d7ef3df-th.jpg>Thumbnails<i><b>Cerocoma muehlfeldi</i></b> Gyllenhal, 1817 ♀||<img src=./_datas/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux/i/uploads/t/6/y/t6ynvw9sux//2011/07/21/20110721112553-39a54023-th.jpg>

Cerocoma dahli Kraatz 1863 ♂

Grammos Mountains, KASTORIA ● Greece

Description: Cerocoma is a Palearctic genus of blister beetle. As in other members of the family, these insects are hypermetamorphic. Imagines show distinct sexual dimorphism in the feeding apparatus and the antennae. All species in this genus have aposematic colouration.
The antennae are 9-segmented, and the galea is modified into a sucking tube. The wings are well-developed, and the legs are long and slender.

Biology: Imagines feed on pollen and nectar of Asteraceae and Apiaceae plants.

Distribution: Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Austria, Turkey, Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine/Israel.

References:
Fauna Europaea
Wikipedia, Cerocoma




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