Taxon profile


Agapanthia asphodeli (Latreille, 1804)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Cerambycidae - longhorn beetles »  genus Agapanthia »  subgenus Epoptes

Scientific synonyms

Agapanthia asphodeli var. mimica Pic, 1927
Agapanthia insularis Gautier, 1870
Agapanthia reyi Mulsant & Godard, 1870
Epoptes asphodeli (Latreille, 1804)
Lamia asphodeli Latreille, 1804 o
Saperda spencii Gyllenhal, 1817


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Intertaxon relationships

food: Asphodelus albus Mill. - White Asphodel, Asphodelus fistulosus L. - Hollow-stemmed Asphodel, Asphodelus aestivus Brot. - Common Asphodel, Asphodelus albus subsp. villarsii (Verl. ex Billot) I. Richardson & Smythies, Thapsia villosa Linnaeus

Similar species

Agapanthia zappii Sama, 1987

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [114174]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Agapanthia asphodeli (Latreille, 1804)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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