Niphona picticornis

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Niphona picticornis
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N. picticornis
Binomial name
Niphona picticornis
Mulsant, 1839
Synonyms
  • Nyphona picticornis (Mulsant, 1839)

Niphona picticornis is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Étienne Mulsant in 1839. It has a wide distribution in Europe. It feeds on Euphorbia dendroides, Castanea sativa, Pistacia terebinthus, Pistacia lentiscus, and Phoenix canariensis. It acts as a host for the parasitic wasp Xorides propinquus.[1]

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  1. ^ BioLib.cz - Niphona picticornis. Retrieved on 8 September 2014.