Musaria rubropunctata (Goeze, 1777)
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
Photo © M.Hoskovec and D. Bernardin
|Body length:||7 - 14 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 year|
|Adults in:||April - June|
|Host plant:||Trinia glauca, Sesseli montanum (preferred host plant in France, H. Brustel,
|Distribution:||France, Spain, NW Italy, SW Germany|
The depicted mounted beetle was found on the ground near its host plant in North France. The living beetle was collected in Gensac
s/G (France). According to Sturani, 1981 Musaria rubropunctata develops in
Trinia glauca (Apiaceae).
Collected by M.Rejzek and H. Brustel.