Plagionotus (Plagionotus) arcuatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. arcuatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI

Plagionotus arcuatus arcuatus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Plagionotus arcuatus arcuatus is a very common European species developing in a variety of deciduous trees.

Body length:8 - 20 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Quercus, Acer, Carpinus, Tilia etc.)
Distribution: Europe, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, North Africa, Turkey, North Iran

The living beetle in the picture was photographed in Broumy (Central Bohemia, Czech Republic). The depicted mounted beetles were reared from larvae found in dead thick oak (Quercus robur) branch in Břeclav (South Moravia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Plagionotus arcuatus arcuatus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Clytini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Plagionotus Latreille, 1829
Subgenus: Plagionotus Latreille, 1829
Species: Plagionotus (Plagionotus) arcuatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies: Plagionotus (Plagionotus) arcuatus arcuatus (Linnaeus, 1758)