Agapanthia irrorata (Fabricius, 1787)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: AGAPANTHIINI

Agapanthia irrorata

Body length:13 - 23 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:polyphagous in various herbaceous plants (Onopordon, Carduus, Salvia, Daucus, Ferula etc.)
Distribution:Spain, Portugal, South Italy, Sardinia, North Africa

The depicted beetle was collected on carrot (Daucus, Apiaceae) in Arbaoua (Morocco).

Collected by P.Jelínek.

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