Phytoecia (Phytoecia) cylindrica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
Phytoecia cylindrica
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

This Phytoecia species develops in a broad variety of herbaceous plants (especially in Apiaceae). It is common throughout Europe.

Body length:6 - 14 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:polyphagous in herbaceous plants
Distribution:almost all territories of the WP region

The depicted beetle was collected on Pastinacia sativa in Jena (Thuringia, Germany).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Species: Phytoecia (Phytoecia) cylindrica (Linnaeus, 1758)