Nothorhina muricata (Dalman, 1817)
[= Nothorhina punctata (Fabricius, 1798)]

Subfamilia: SPONDYLIDINAE  /  Tribus: ASEMINI

Nothorhina muricata
[Photo © M.Hoskovec and P.Jelínek]

Body length:6 - 12 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:solitary pines (Pinus)

The living beetles in the pictures were photographed in locality near Třeboň (South Bohemia, Czechia) and in Anusin (Poland) on bark of a living solitary pine trees(Pinus sylvestris). Excuse us please for low quality of live beetle pictures, but Nothorhina muricata is very fragile, shy and extremely fast running beetle, hidden under bark scales most of the day-time.

Collected by M.Hoskovec and P.Jelínek

Nothorhina muricata
Nothorhina muricata
[Photo © P.Jelínek]

Nothorhina muricata
[Photo © Adam Woźniak]

Subfamilia: Spondylidinae Audinet-Serville, 1832
Tribus: Asemini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Nothorhina Redtenbacher, 1845
Species: Nothorhina muricata (Dalman, 1817)