Photo © M.Hoskovec
Prinobius myardi is a nocturnal species. This polyphagous beetle develops in broad spectrum of deciduos trees (Quercus,
Alnus, Morus etc.). Larvae prefer dead trunks or branches of a larger diameter.
|Body length:||30 - 50 mm|
|Life cycle:||several years|
|Adults in:||June - August|
|Host plant:||polyphagous in deciduous trees |
|Distribution:||Mediterranean area, Crimea, Caucasus, NW Iran|
The depicted mounted beetle was collected in Erdemli W Mersin (SW Turkey). The living beetle was reared from dead oak branch
found in Malia (North Crete).
Collected by M.Rejzek and M.Hoskovec.