Phytoecia (Phytoecia) virgula (Charpentier, 1825)

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

Body length:6 - 10 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - July
Host plant:polyphagous in herbaceous plants (Achillea, Artemisia, Daucus, Tanacetum, Inula, Hieracium)
Distribution:Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia, Near East, Kazakhstan

The mounted beetle was collected by sweeping of vegetation in Štúrovo (South Slovakia). The living beetle was collected on Hieracium (Apiaceae) in Neo Ithilo (Lakoonia nomos, SW of Peloponnese peninsula, Greece).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Species: Phytoecia (Phytoecia) virgula (Charpentier, 1825)