Gaurotes (Carilia) virginea (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. virginea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: RHAGIINI
Gaurotes virginea virginea
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]
Body length:7 - 13 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:polyphagous in coniferous trees (Picea, Abies, Pinus, Larix)
Distribution:Europe, Russia

The depicted beetles were photographed on flowers in Laax environs (Surselva district, Graubünden canton, Switzerland) on August 1, 2018 and in Spišská Nová Ves environs (Spišská Nová Ves district, Košice region, Slovakia) on June 24, 2017.

Collected by Collected by Daniel Rydzi and M.Hoskovec

Sláma M.E.F.:
Tesaříkovití – Cerambycidae České republiky a Slovenské republiky / Cerambycidae of the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic.
Milan Sláma private printing, Krhanice, 383pp [pages 204-206], 1998 [ISBN: 80-238-2627-1]. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow, 550pp [pages 142-145], 2014. [download pdf icon]

Gaurotes virginea virginea
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusRhagiini Kirby, 1837
GenusGaurotes LeConte in Agassiz, 1850
SubgenusCarilia Mulsant, 1863
SpeciesGaurotes (Carilia) virginea (Linnaeus, 1758)
SubspeciesGaurotes (Carilia) virginea virginea (Linnaeus, 1758)