Alosterna (Alosterna) tabacicolor (De Geer, 1775)

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI

Alosterna tabacicolor
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:6 - 10 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:April - July
Host plant:larval development in extremely decayed wood material of deciduous and coniferous trees
Distribution:Europe, Russia, Caucasus, North Kazakhstan, Transcaucasia, Iran, Near East

The depicted beetles were photographed on flowers (Apiaceae) in Lány (Central Bohemia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec.

Alosterna tabacicolor
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lepturinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Lepturini Latreille, 1802
Genus: Alosterna Mulsant, 1863
Subgenus: Alosterna Mulsant, 1863
Species: Alosterna tabacicolor (De Geer, 1775)