Anaglyptus (Anaglyptus) mysticus (Linnaeus, 1758)


Anaglyptus mysticus
[Photo © P.Jelínek]

Body length:8 - 15 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:April - July
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Fagus, Acer, Carpinus, Alnus, Crataegus, Corylus, Rosa, Quercus etc.)
Distribution:Europe, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Turkey, North Africa

The depicted living beetle was collected overwintering in the pupal cell in a dead hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) trunk in Kohoutov Mt. (Křivoklátsko UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Central Bohemia, Czech Republic). The mounted beetles were beaten from a blossoming hawthorn (Crataegus) in Zbraslav (Prague, Central Bohemia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec and P.Jelínek.

Anaglyptus mysticus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Anaglyptini Lacordaire, 1869
Genus: Anaglyptus Mulsant, 1839
Subgenus: Anaglyptus Mulsant, 1839
Species: Anaglyptus (Anaglyptus) mysticus (Linnaeus, 1758)