Prionus coriarius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: PRIONINAE  /  Tribus: PRIONINI

Prionus coriarius
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:18 - 45 mm
Life cycle:at least 3 years
Adults in:July - September
Host plant:polyphagous in rotten wood of deciduous and coniferous trees
Distribution:forest areas of Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Iran and North Africa

The depicted beetles were collected in Prague - Krč (Central Bohemia, Czech Republic).

Collected by V.Čelikovský.

Subfamilia: Prioninae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Prionini Latreille, 1802
Genus: Prionus Geoffroy, 1762
Species: Prionus coriarius (Linnaeus, 1758)