Chlorophorus nivipictus is regularly collected in South Turkey and here it is quite common, although
only locally. It develops in the dead branches of oaks (Quercus spp.). The bases of such branches
remaining in contact with living tissue of the trees, are particularly chosen for oviposition.
|Body length:||9 - 14 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 - 2 years|
|Adults in:||May - June|
|Host plant:||oak (Quercus)|
The living beetle was reared from a dead oak branch collected in the environs of Erdemli (South-West Turkey),
the mounted specimen was collected on a blossoming Christ's Thorn (Paliurus spina-christi) in the same locality.
Collected by M.Hoskovec and P.Moravec.