Lamia textor (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: LAMIINI

Lamia textor
Photo © M.Hoskovec

Body length:15 - 32 mm
Life cycle:3 - 4 years
Adults in:April - October
Host plant:prefers willows (Salix) (rarely in Populus, Betula, Alnus)
Distribution:Europe, Russia

This particular beetle was collected on exposed roots of a living willow (Salix sp.) in Zbečno (Central Bohemia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec.

Lamia textor
Photo © M.Hoskovec

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