Clytus rhamni is an Europen species mainly distributed in the South of the continent, where it is a very common flower-visitor. C. rhamni is polyphagous on deciduous trees (Quercus, Castanea, Ulmus, Ficus, Prunus, Pyrus, Padus, Rhamnus, Pistacia, Paliurus, Pistacia, etc.). Larvae feed in the dead wood of branches and twigs of small diameter.
The depicted beetle in was collected on flowers in Perivoli (SW of Corfu Island, Greece).
Collected by M.Hoskovec.
MH & MR © August 1, 2006