Photo © M.Hoskovec
Asemum striatum is a common European species developing in coniferous trees (Picea, Abies, Larix,
but primarily in Pinus). Larvae feed subcortically, later in the hardwood of dead hosts. It is a crepuscular nocturnal
|Body length:||8 - 23 mm|
|Life cycle:||2 - 3 years|
|Adults in:||May - August|
|Host plant:|| polyphagous in coniferous trees|
|Distribution:||cold and temperate West Palaearctics|
The beetles in the pictures were collected in Stará Boleslav (Central Bohemia, Czech Republic) on a stump of a freshly
felled pine tree.
Collected by M.Hoskovec.