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Remarks to complete annotated list of European Vesperidae and Cerambycidae

Mikhail L. Danilevsky

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Some authors regarded Vesperus serranoi as a synonym of V. conicicollis; 
according to Vives (2000) V. conicicollis = V. baesuriensis. 
Prinobius was often regarded as a subgenus of Macrotoma. 
Tribal division of Lepturinae is partly based on larval characters, see Svacha 
and Danilevsky (1989). 
Rhamnusium gracilicorne and Rh. bicolor are often considered as synonyms. 
Vadonia hirsuta is often considered as an individual variation of V. unipunctata 
(see Panin and Savulescu, 1961). 
We used (after C.Pesarini and A.Sabbadini, 1994) Leptura annularis F., 1801 as a 
replacement name for L. arcuata Panzer, 1793 (not Linnaeus, 1758). 
The species was recorded for Andorra (Vives, 1984) and as probable for other 
Pyrenees localities (Vives, 2000). 
G. Sama (1991) proposed to change the name Tetropium in the oldest name 
Isarthron, ignoring Opinion No 1473 (1988) on the conservation of Tetropium. 
E.Vives (2000) insists on Niphona Mulsant, 1839, instead of Nyphona Dejean, 1835; 
according to G. Sama (1991) Nyphona Dejean, 1937. 
Phymatoderus Dejean, 1937 is nomen nudum, so Phymatoderus Reitter, 1912 = 
Reitteroderus Sama, 1991 (see Sama, 1999b). 
In North Europe Gracilia minuta and Nathrius brevipennis are not native, but 
often imported with wickerwood articles. 
Taxonomy and distribution of Glaphyra are given according to G. Sama (1995). 
The treating of Xylosteus spinolae rufiventris as a separate subspecies was 
proposed by G. Sama (1993). 
Specimens of Vadonia livida with vertical and radial directions of pronotal 
pubescence are often mixed in one population, so we do not regard P. livida m. pecta 
(J.Daniel et K.Daniel, 1891) as a subspecies, as well as m. desbrochersi (Pic, 1891) 
which is also often mixed with less tomented specimens. 
West European population of Cerambyx cerdo do not show distinct differentiation 
on subspecies level, still many authors joint Pirenean populations together with 
ssp. mirbecki described from North Africa (see Vives, 1984), as well as French 
populations together with ssp. pfisteri described from Sicily (see Villiers, 1978). 
Purpuricenus caucasicus was separated from P. budensis by A. Miroshnikov 
(Danilevsky, Miroshnikov, 1985). 
Dubious records of Reitteroderus lividus for several countries could based on 
imported specimens. 
Records of Chlorophorus herbsti for NW Kazachstan (Plavilstshikov, 1940: 467) 
were connected with Ch. elaeagni (Kostin, 1973: 184). 
Old records of Dorcadion elegans for Hungary as well as possible occurrence in 
Poland are not reliable. 
All specimens from the territory of the former USSR, identified as Pogonocherus 
ovatus, in Plavilstshikov's collection in Moscow Zoological Museum, were in fact P. 
decoratus. No P. ovatus from this area are known to the authors, so all records we 
consider as doubtful (we have not checked the collections of Litva, Latvia and 
Many authors regard Pogonocherus taygetanus as a synonym or a subspecies of P. 
G. Sama (1994b) joined European representatives of Acanthoderini in Nearctic 
genus Aegomorphus. 
According to Monne (1994) the type species of Acanthoderes is Lamia varia 
F.,1787 = A. clavipe (Schrank 1781) - designation of Bates (1861), but not South 
American Lamia daviesi, designated by Thomson, 1864. 
In fact the text by Bates (1861: 19): "In A. varius, the European species which may be considered typical of the genus,:"  can not be regarded as the type 
designation of the genus. 
G.Sama (1994) established species independence of Plagionotus siculus and used 
Prinobius myardi Muls. as a replacement name for P. scutellaris Germ., described as 
Prionus scutellaris Germ.(not Olivier, 1795). 
Stenostola alboscutellata was recently regarded (Bense, 1995) as a synonym of S. 
Ropalopus fischeri was described from near Kharkov (East Ukraine), and mentioned 
as a separate species from near Voronezh (Central Russia) by G.V. Lindeman (1963). 
Xylotrechus asellus (= grumi) together with X. namanganensis (Heyden, 1885) were 
separated in a new genus Turanoclytus Sama, 1994. 
The synonymisations: Agapanthia lederi - A. helianthi and Clytus asellus = 
Xylotrechus grumi were introduced by M.Danilevsky (1992b). Xylotrechus grumi was 
mentioned by I. S. Zakharchenko (1957) for Transvolga region. 
Oberea taygetana was treated as a synonym of O. erythrocephala by C. Demelt 
We are not sure if the forms of Chlorophorus sartor with twice interrupted 
anterior elytral stripe from France and Italy really represent a good subspecies, 
but the name "infensus" (Plavilstshikov, 1940) is not suitable for it (used by 
C.Pesarini and A. Sabbadini, 1994), because this name was proposed for a very rare 
individual aberration from Caucasus. 
The common treatment of Spondylidinae as a separate subfamily is a taxomic error 
(see Svacha, Danilevsky, 1987). 
Phytoecia manicata, described from Syria, absent in Europe. All records of this 
species from Europe due to Ph. pubescence, which is not close to Ph. manicata and 
can be easily distinguished from the later by the absence of spines on the male 
coxae (Danilevsky, 1993). 
Records of A. violacea were often connected with A. intermedia, so the 
distributional data are provisional. 
Lucasianus levaillanti was recorded for Spain and Portugal by J. Plaza Lama 
(1990) and G. Sama (1992a). 
Agapanthia reyi was considered by some authors as a synonym of A. annularis, or 
by others as a synonym of A. asphodeli (Sama, 1992). I have accepted the last 
position after E.Vives (2000). 
According to G.Sama (1988a) Phytoecia rufipes must be absent in Siberia and 
Central Asia, because of its monophagy on Foeniculum. The species, which has 
continuous area from South Russia to Siberia and Central Asia were often collected 
by M. Danilevsky on Prangos. So we plased it in the list under another name - Ph. 
sibirica, though we do not see considerable differences between specimens from West 
Europe and Russia. 
G.Sama (1987) regarded Purpuricenus desfontainii inhumeralis as a separate 
subspecies and mentioned the occurrence of P. d. desfontainii on Crete. 
Shurmania was recently considered as a synonym of Alocerus (Holzschuh, 1995). 
Purpuricenus caucasicus was treated as a separate species by A. Miroshnikov 
(1984), but recently it was regarded as a subspecies of P. budensis from Armenien 
Republic and Turkey (Sabbadini and Pesarini, 1992). 
Morinus ganglbaueri and M. funereus are often considered as synonyms of Morinus 
asper. Here we accept the point of view of J.Simonetta (1989). 
Phytoecia hispanica was considered as a synonym of Ph. coerulea (Gonzales, 
Echinocerus scalaris (as well as Phoracantha semipunctata) was mentioned for 
Spain by J. Plaza Lama et J. de Ferrer (1988). 
We include West Europe in the area of Tetrops gilvipes following P. Berger 
(1985), though the distribution of this species in Europe rests unclear. 
C. Pesarini and A. Sabbadini (1994) regard that Tetrops gilvipes, described 
from Transcaucasie, absent in West Europe, and black Tetrops with pale legs from 
West Europe can be a separate species T. nigra or a dark form of T. praeusta. 
The subspecies rank of Agapanthia cardui pannonica was established by J.M. 
Gutowski (1992) 
Siberian Anoplodera rufiventris (Gebler, 1830) absent in Europe. The records of 
this species for Roumania (Kaszab, 1971; Pesarini, Sabbadini, 1994) based on the 
very doubtful synonymisation: A. rufiventris = Leptura nigroflava Fuss, 1852, are 
not correct. Different authors proposed different synonyms for L. nigroflava: 
Evodinellus borealis, Brachyta variabilis, B. borni and so on. 
The African species Chlorophorus pelletieri was mentioned for France and Spain 
by Villiers (1946) after wrong determination Villiers (1974a, 1978), as well as for 
Italy by G. Sama (1988) after S. de Bertolini (1875, 1899), see G. Sama (1988). But 
recently (Pesarini and Sabbadini, 1995) it was once more regarded as questionable 
member of European fauna. 
G. Sama (1987) proposed to regard Grammoptera bipustulata as a subspecies of G. 
auricollis and then (Sama, 1996) considered its population from Creta as a separate 
subspecies G. a. basicornis. 
Helladia millefolii alziari Sama, 1992, described from Cyprus and Turkey, was 
mentioned for Crete by C. Pesarini and A. Sabbadini (1994). 
The original locality of Vesperus creticus is not clear (see Bense, 1995: 470). 
G. Sama (1982) recorded Purpuricenus nanus Semenov, 1907 for Greece due to the 
wrong label (Sama, 1996). 
The distribution of Stenopterus rufus geniculatus is shown according to G. Sama 
G. Sama (1996) regarded the name Clytus robertae as nomen nudum, but we are not 
sure if it is really fitting to the conditions of the Art. 15 of the International 
Code of Zoological Nomenclature (conditional proposition). 
We show here the subgenus construction of Pedostrangalia proposed by G. Sama 
(1992b), though it seems to be doubtful. P. circaocularis (Pic, 1934) = P. 
variicornis  (Matsushita, 1933, nec Dalman, 1817 ) - type species of Etorofus, and 
P. pubescens  are rather different (structure of apical abdominal segments, tarsi 
and so on). 
We accepted the separation of E. clathratus and E. borealis in different 
subgenera after C. Pesarini and A. Sabbadini (1994). 
We tried to composed all species of D. (Pedestredorcadion) in natural groups, 
but proposed order of species can't completely reflect our point of view as several 
species rest unknown to us. 
Macroleptura thoracica was often regarded as a representative of american genus 
Stenelytrana Gistl, 1848 (= Stenura Dejean, 1835; = Megaleptura Chemsak, 1964,). 
The records of Mesoprionus besicanus for Crete seem to be based on wrong 
determinations of M. batelkai (Slama, 1996). 
Purpuricenus caucasicus was recorded for Macedonia by M.Slama and J. Slamova 
(1996) with question mark; later this population was described as P. renyvonae. 
Stenopterus atricornis was recorded as a species for Greece (Slama, Slamova, 
The synonymy Vadonia parnassensis (Pic) = V. aspoeckorum Holz. was published by 
M.Slama and J.Slamova (1996). 
Anastrangalia dubia moreana was regarded as a Peloponnese subspecies (Slama, 
Slamova, 1996). 
Several authers (for example M. Slama and J. Slamova, 1996) regard Phymatodes 
pusillus barbipes as a good subspecies, but such separation can not be considered as 
generally accepted. 
All records of Cortodera discolor Fairm. for Europe could be connected with 
wrong identification of recently described C. steineri Sama, 1997. 
Echinocerus andreui (Fuente, 1910) is revalidated by J.I. Lopez-Colon (1997) as 
a species, but E.Vives (2000) regarded it as subspecies of Echinocerus bobelayei 
(though in Plagionotus). 
According to S. V. Saluk (personal communication), Deilus fugax (Oliv.) was 
found in Pripiat National Reserve. 
According to S. V. Saluk (personal communication), several specimens of 
Pogonocherus decoratus were reared by him from Pinus pallasiana branches collected 
in Crimea near Gurzuf. 
In spite of G. Sama's opinion (1987), M. Slama (1997) insists on the original 
treatment of Grammoptera bipustulata Steiner as separate species. 
The records of Lepturalia nigripes rufipennis for Europe (Adlbauer, 1990; 
Adlbauer, Egger, 1997) were based on single specimens with reddish elytrae, which 
occasionally occur in all area of nominative subspecies as well as specimens with 
yellowish elytrae are spread over the area of L. n. rufipennis. 
Usually the name "Rhesus" attributed to Motschulsky was used for the genus. But 
originally "Rhesus" was introduced for Prionus serricollis Motsch. by J.Thomson 
(1860), non Lesson (1840). 
The subspecies structure of D. minutum Kraatz, 1873 is prepared according to the 
oppinion of Herr S. Steiner (private letter of 28.3.99). 
I accepted only two of three generic names proposed for European fauna by 
Miroshnikov (1998a,b). Leptura tesserula (the type species of his Batesiata) is so 
close to L. fulva (the type speciea of his Paracorymbia) that I regard Paracorymbia 
= Batesiata. I prefer to place in Aredolpona (=Corymbia) only three species and all 
others leave in Paracorymbia, including Melanoleptura as a subgenus. 
According to E.Vives (2000) Corymbia Gozis, 1886 is a junior homonym of 
Corymbia Walker, 1865 (described in Noctuidae, now in Notodontidae) and must be 
changed in Aredolpona Nakane et Hayashi, 1957. 
The necessaty of the name change is evident as Corymbia Walker is not "nomen oblitum" according to the Article 23.9.1. of ICZN (1999) and was mentioned among 
valid names in "The Genera Names of Moths of the World." Vol.2. London. 1980: 44 (by 
Watson, A., Fletcher, D.C. and Nye, I.W.B. in Nye I.W.B.). 
According to Sama (1995) Oplosia fennica (Paykull, 1800) was described as Lamia 
fennica (nec L., 1758), and must be replaced by Oplosia cinerea (Mulsant, 1839). 
I. lusitanicum mimomucidum was regarded as separate species (Serrano et al., 
Molorchus umbellatarum was recorded for Norway by J. Skartveit (1997). 
Dorcadion (I.) vanhoegaerdeni Breun. was regarded as a synonym I.(H.) heydeni 
(Vives, 1983, 2000) or as species (Tome, 1997). 
Glaphyra marmottani was recorded for Spain by E. Vives (1997). 
According to P. Berger (1997), Iberodorcadion fuliginator navarricum = I. 
fuliginator urgulli. 
Aegomorphus (as Acanthoderes) krueperi was recorded for Bulgaria by Bringmann 
Strangalia attenuata was recorded for Spain by Perez M.I. et al. (1997). 
Saperda similis was recorded for Estonia (Martin, 1991). 
Mesocerambyx Zagaikevitch, 1991 (nec Mesocerambyx Hitzinger, 1943) must 
be replaced. Mesocermabyx together with Microcerambyx were regarded as synonyms of 
Cerambyx by E.Vives (2000). 
Oberea linearis was recorded for Sardinia by C. Meloni (1987) 
Paracorymbia cordigera was recorded for Czechia by J.Vavra (1996). 
Phytoecia algerica was recorded for Spain (Vives, 1996). 
Callidiellum rufipenne was recorded for Spain (Bahilo de la PUEBLA et 
H.D. Bringmann (1995) recorded for Bulgaria Agapanthia lais, A. osmanlis, A. 
Agapanthia leucaspis was recorded for Austria (Bohme, 1994). 
Glaphyra unbellatarum was recorded for Estonia (Milander, 1994). 
Chlorophorus varius was introduced to Sweden (Warmling, Ahnlund, 1994). 
Leioderes kollari was recorded for Switzerland (Scherler, 1993). 
Stenopterus mauritanicus was regarded (Bahillo de la Puebla, 1992) as a 
subspecies of S. rufus. 
Tetrops starki was recorded for Great Britain (Harrison, 1992). 
Cortodera flavimana was recorded for Slovakia ("Hohe Tatra") by G. Kremer 
Chlorophorus figuratus was recorded for Sardinia (Meloni, 1992). 
Asias halodendri (= ephippium) was recorded for Albania (Muraj, 1960) and 
Bulgaria (Angelov, 1995). 
According to Suda, Milander (1998): Pidonia lurida, Anastrangalia dubia, 
Monochamus sartor and Pogonocherus ovatus are absent in Estonia. The presence of 
Anoplodera rufipes, Pachytodes cerambyciformis, Cerambyx scopolii, Plagionotus 
arcuatus and Stenostola dubia is rather doubtful. 
According to E.Vives (2000) Anoplodera rufipes (Schaller, 1783) was described 
as Leptura rufipes (not Goeze, 1777) and must be replaced to A. krueperi 
(Ganglbauer, 1882). The change can not be accepted according to the Article 23.9. of 
ICZN (1999). 
Xylosteus caucasicola was recorded for European Turkey and Cortodera umbripennis 
for Bulgaria (Sama, Rapuzzi, 1999). I prefer now to regard C. umbripennis as a 
subspecies of C. alpina (described from Daghestan). It is very probable, that last 
record was connected with very close Cortodera khatchikovi Danilevsky, 2001. 
According to G.Sama (1999b): Chlorophorus glabromaculatus is a distinct species. 
Trichoferus holosericeus (Rossi, 1790) = T. cinereus (Villers, 1789), described as 
Cerambyx, not Cerambyx cinereus De Geer, 1775. Ropalopus varini Bedel, 1870 = 
Ropalopus spinicornis (Abeille, 1869), described as Callidium, not Callidium 
spinicorne Olivier, 1795. Chlorophorus pilosus and Morimus asper ganglbaueri are 
firstly recorded for Italy. Saperda perforata is confirmed for Italy. 
According to personal comunication by D. Telnov (November 2000), Cyrtoclytus 
capra was found in Latvia. 
It is necessary to accept the old point of view (Karpinsky, 1948) - Alosterna 
ingrica is a separate species. 
Psilotarsus brachypterus hemipterus was recorded for Orenburg (Russia) by 
Danilevsky (2000). 
Pseudosphegestes cinerea, Isotomus speciosus and Phytoecia scutellata were 
listed for Germany by KФler and Klauznitzer (1998). 
E.Vives (2000) indicated as authors of P.cinerea - Laporte et Gory (1835). 
According to Vives (2000), Macrotoma Serv.,1832-June is a junitor homonym of 
Macrotoma Laporte,1832-April (Diptera). The necessaty of the name change must be 
checked in agree with Article 23.9.1. of ICZN (1999). But even if it must be 
changed, the necessity of new tribal name (Prinobiini Vives, 2000) is doubtful. 
Severa other names can be used: Mallodonitae Thomson, 1860; Stenodontines Lameere, 
According to Vives (2000), Macrotoma germari Dejean, 1835 is a valid name. 
Meroscelisitae J.Thomson, 1860 (after Monne et Giesbert, 1993) 
According to Vives (2000) the correct names of the subfamily and tribe are 
respectively Spondylidinae and Spondylidini. 
The presence of Phoracantha recurva in Spain was recorded by Luiz et Barranco 
According to E.Vives (2000) Penichroa fasciata (desribed as Callidium fasciatum 
Stephens, 1931, not Herbst, 1784, not Billberg, 1817) must be replaced with P. 
timida (Menetries, 1831). The necessaty of the name change must be checked in agree 
with Article 23.9.1. of ICZN (1999). 
Hesperophanes, Deroplia, Anaesthetis, Stenostola and Exocentrus are attributed 
by E.Vives (2000) to Dejean, 1835, as well as Purpuricenus globulicollis to Dejean, 
1839; Stenocorus to Geoffroy, 1762; Vesperus, Purpuricenus and Parmena to Dejean, 
1821; Opsilia to Mulsant, 1862; O. malachitica to Mulsant, 1846; Phytoecia 
erythrocnema to Lucas, 1846; Oberea to Mulsant, 1835; Tetrops to Stephens, 1829. 
Tetropium fuscum was recorded for Spain (Sanchez, Tolosa, 1999) based on wrong 
determination of Asemum tenuicorne (Vives, 2000). 
E.Vives (2000) paid attention to the female gender of Calchaenesthes. 
E.Vives (2000) proposed for Ropalopus clavipes (F., 1775) the oldest name R. 
nigroplanus (Degeer, 1775); for Grammoptera ruficornis (F.,1781) - G. atra (F., 
1775). The changes can not be accepted according to the Article 23.9. of ICZN 
I. (H.) mosqueruelense var. pseudomolitor is regarded as a species (Gonzales 
et al., 2000). 
According to E.Vives (2000) Paraphymatodes fasciatus (described as Cerambyx 
fasciatus Villers, 1789, not Scopoli, 1763, not Degeer, 1775, not F., 1775, not 
Geoffroy, 1785, not Villers, 1789) must be replaced with P. unifasciatus (Rossi, 
1790). The necessaty of the name change must be checked in agree with Article 
23.9.1. of ICZN (1999) 
Plagionitus marcae was changed by E.Vives (2000) to Plagionotus marcorum 
becouse of "grafia original incorrecta". 
Two genera Rhagium and Rhamnusium were separated by E.Vives (2000) in a small 
tribe Rhagiini, while other genera (including Oxymirus) are grouped in tribe 
"Toxotini", though the name Toxotus is a synonym of Stenocorus. 
According to A.Miroshnikov (1998: 596) the correct name of African subspecies 
of M. scutellata is M. s. melas (Lucas, 1849), but not generally accepted 
(Aurivillius, 1912; Winkler, 1929; Villiers, 1946; Sama, 1988; Vives, 1994; Althoff, 
Danilevsky, 1997) - melaena (Lucas, 1849). E.Vives (2000) accepted M.s.melas, but 
another dated: Lucas, 1846 (?). 
According to A.Villiers (1978) - Leptura otini Peyerimhoff, 1945; according to 
E.Vives (2000) - Leptura otini Peyerimhoff, 1949. 
Judolia sexmaculata was recorded for Andorra (Vives, 1984) and as probable for 
other Pyrenees localities (Vives, 2000). 
Following E.Vives (2000) I accept the spelling Stenurella approximans; before 
it was spelled "aproximans" (Vives, 1984; Bense, 1995). 
Vesperus bolivari Oliveira, 1893 (Vives, 2000) was previously attributed to 
Paulino, 1893 (Vives, 1984) - evidently same author. 
According to E.Vives (2000) Carinatodorcadion is a junior synonym of 
According to E.Vives (2000) Iberodorcadion fuliginator meridionale = I. f. 
navarricum. A.Villiers (1978) regarded both as different. 
According to E.Vives (2000) Iberodorcadion fuliginator meridionale = I. 
loarrense Berger, 1997. Until my own opinion will be formed I've placed this name 
among subspecies of I.fuliginator. 
According to E.Vives (2000), Iberodorcadion seoanei kricheldorffi = I. 
lainzgalloi Rodrigues-Gracia, 1996. Until my own opinion will be formed I've placed 
this name among subspecies of I. seoanei. 
According to E.Vives (2000), the status of D. (Iberodorcadion) ceballosi 
Breuning, 1948 is "incertae sedis". Before (Vives, 1984) it was regarded as a 
synonym of I. iserni. 
According to E. Vives (2000), I. coelloi is a subspecies of I. mucidum. 
According to E. Vives (2000), I. nigrosparsum Verdugo, 1993 (the name was 
introduced by M.Pic 1941 as variation) is a synonym of I. mucidum annulicorne. Until 
my own opinion will be formed I've placed this name among subspecies of I. mucidum. 
A new synonym - Iberodorcadion seguntianum = Dorcadion (I.) ruspolii Breuning, 
1974 was independently proposed by two authors: M.Tome (1999) and then E.Vives 
(2000). Until my own opinion will be formed I regard it as a subspecies of I. 
A separate (according to M.Tome, 1999, that was accepted by Vives, 2000) 
species Iberodorcadion (H.) becerrae was previously (Vives, 1983, 1984) regarded as 
a subspecies of I. seguntianum. 
According to M.Tome (1999), Dorcadion (Iberodorcadion) becerrae pulvipenne 
morph. parterreductum Breuning 1976 is a synonym of Iberodorcadion (H.) seguntianum. 
Dorcadion (Iberodorcadion) turdetanum morph. superdenudatum; Breuning 1967 is 
a synonym of Iberodorcadion (Hispanodorcadion) seguntianum. 
Both names (partereductum and superdenudatum) were missed by E. Vives (2000). 
According to E.Vives (2000), Iberodorcadion (H.) marinae is a subspecies of I. 
albicans; I.(H.) ortunoi - a subspeciers of ghiliani. 
According to E.Vives (2000), Parmena pubescens breuningi Vives, 1979 is a 
subspecies of P. solieri. According to A. Vives (2001) it is a species. 
E.Vives (2000) accepted the original spelling Aplocnemia Stephens, 1831, which 
was changed in right form Aphelocnemia in the erratum to the original publication 
(according to Villiers, 1978, in 1831: 414; according to Vives, 2000, in 1832: 406 
According to E.Vives (2000), Aegomorphus clavipes (Schrank, 1781) was described 
as Cerambyx (not Forster, 1771) and must be replaced to A. varius (F., 1787). The 
change can not be accepted according to the Article 23.9. of ICZN (1999). 
According to E.Vives, the date of Pityphilus Mulsant is 1862. 
According to E.Vives, Pogonocherus ovatus Goeze, 1777 was described as Cerambyx 
(not Sulzer, 1776) and must be replaced by Pogonocherus ovalis (Gmelin, 1790). The 
change can not be accepted according to the Article 23.9. of ICZN (1999) 
According to E.Vives, the date of Pogonocherus caroli Mulsant is 1862. 
The tribe Rhodopinini seems to be composed of only one genus Rhodopina close to 
Lamiini. According to Linsley et Chemsak (1985), the tribe Desmiphorini (the name 
accepted by Vives, 2000), is very special and limited by American species. Other 
genera usually included in tribe Apodasyini are also not relatives. 
E.Vives (2000) regards Cerambyx carcharias L., 1758 as type species of Saperda 
(Westwood designation, 1840), while in fact it is Cerambyx scalaris L., 1758 (Curtis 
designation, 1829). So, Anaerea is not a synonym of Saperda. I prefer now to regard 
Saperda s.l. consisting of several subgenera including Lopezcolonia (replacing name 
for Argalia Mulsant, 1862 not Gray, 1846). Lopezcolonia was regarded as a genus 
(Vives, 2000), or (Vives, 2001) as a subgenus of Saperda. 
Asemum tenuicorne was recorded for Spain by E.Vives (2000b). 
According to Sama (1999c), Dorcadion olympicum=D.obsoletum. 
Chlorophorus trifasciatus was recorded for Sardinia by Meloni (1999). 
Arhopalus syriacus, Oxypleurus nodieri and Pyrrhidium sanguineum were reported 
for sardinia by B.Colonna B.(1999). 
Acmaeops marginatus, Akimerus schaefferi, Brachyleptura erythroptera, Obrium 
brunneum, Tetropium castaneum were recorded for Greece by P.Berger (2000) 
Rhagium inquisitor was recorded for Sicily by C. Baviera (1999). 
Callidium aeneum was recorded for Netherlands by J.G.M. Cuppen (1999). 
Nathrius berlandi was recorded for Spain by M.Slama et A. Simon Sorli (2001). 
According to Hernandez (2000), I. perezi includes ssp. ghiliani, ssp. ortunoi 
and ssp. hispanicum. 
According to Vives (2001), Parmena cruciata Pic, 1912 is a species, which was 
wrongly identified in Spain  before (Vives, 2000) as P. pubescens algirica; the 
latter taxon absent in Spain. Earlier (Vives, 2000)P. cruciata was regarded as a 
synonym of P. pubescens s.str. 
Saperda perforata was recorded for Spain by Sanchez (2000) and placed in 
subgenus Lopezcolonia by E.Vives (2001). 
According to A.Verdugo (2001a), Iberodorcaion mus = lusitanicum and then 
(Verdugo, 2001b), I. mus = grisescens. 
According to A.Paulian (1986), X. antilope var. sekerai Podany must be regarded 
as a subspecies from Corsica. The taxon was also described as X. antilope ab. lentoi 
Paulian, 1979; 
first records for Corsica: A. gibbosus and Parmena balteus. 
According to Kovacs and Hegyessy (1997): Cortodera holosericea was collected on 
Centaurea triumfettii (imagoes and larvae); Agapanthya maculicornis was collected on 
Campanula glomerata; 
Xylotrechus pantherinus was regarded as Rusticoclytus. 
According to Ziarko (1993), the records of Paracorymbia fulva and Molorchus 
kiesenwetteri (and some other species) for Poland were based on wrong 
identifications of other species. P.fulva absent in Poland, the occurrence of 
M.kiesenwetteri is rather doubtful. 
The system of Cortodera species close to C. reitteri and C. ruthena was revised 
by Danilevsky (2001ab). 
The date of Dorcadion glicyrrhizae (Pallas), published as Cerambyx in "Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs, T.2", is 1773, as it was shown 
in the references to the article by Danilevsky (2001a), but not 1771, as it was 
wrongly mentioned in the title of the article and in its text (pp. 1-4).  The 
mistake was left in the paper after first version of my text based on Breuning 
(1961) data. 
The original spelling "glicyrrhizae" restored by me (Danilevsky,1999), must 
be forgotten according to the Article of the ICZN (1999). The general 
accepted spelling "glycyrrhizae" must be used. 
The iterpretation of two species of European Stenostola is different in 
different publications. According to Bily and Mehl (1989), the species with more 
developed metallic lustre and rough elytral punctationis is S. ferrea ("Body black with slight metallic lustre. Elytra with coarse punctuation." Villiers 
(1978)accepted same position: "Corp d'un noir ardoise, a net reflet metallique." But 
for Bense (1995) S. ferrea: "Elytra macroscopically without a blue metallic shine; :", and S. dubia: "Elytra macroscopically with a distinct blue shine; :". This 
position was accepted by Heyrovsky (1955), Plavistshikov (1965) and many other 
authors incuding Danilevsky and Miroshnikov (1985 - so S. ferrea maculipennis Holz. 
belongs to European species with less metallic lustre, finer punctuation and denser 
pubescence). That is why all faunistical records of two species are doubtful. 
According to Plavilstshikov (1965) Stenostola in the European part of the USSR 
was distributed southwards from the south of forest areas. According to Bense 
(1995), Stenostola ferrea is distributed in Bultic Republics; according to 
Alexandrovitch et al. (1996) Stenostola presents in Belarus. I've got two males of 
S. dubia (sensu Bense) from Vladimir Region (Kol'tchugino Distr., Zhuravlikha, on 
Salix caprea, 9.5.2001, Svetlov leg.). 
According to Kusama and Takakuwa (1984), Xylotrechus = Xyloclytus = 

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