Stenocorus (Stenocorus) meridianus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: RHAGIINI
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus (Stenocorus) meridianus[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]
Body length:♂♂ 12 - 19 mm / ♀♀ 17 - 27 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Quercus, Ulmus, Acer etc.)
Distribution:Europe, Caucasus, Kazakhstan


The living male beetle (ML/MR) was beaten from European wild pear (Pyrus pyraster) in Žloukovice village environs (Beroun district, Central Bohemia, Czechia) on May 24, 2021. The depicted mounted specimens were beaten from a blossoming Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas) in Zbečno environs (Beroun district, Central Bohemia, Czechia) in June 1994. The living beetles (DR) were photographed in Bulhary (♂) / Pouzdřany (♀) environs (Břeclav district, South Moravia, Czechia) in May 2018.

Collected by Miroslav Polcar, M.Hoskovec and Daniel Rydzi


Sláma M.E.F.:
Tesaříkovití – Cerambycidae České republiky a Slovenské republiky / Cerambycidae of the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic.
Milan Sláma private printing, Krhanice, 383pp [pages 191-192], 1998 [ISBN: 80-238-2627-1]. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow, 550pp [pages 96-98], 2014. [download pdf icon]


Stenocorus meridianus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus (Stenocorus) meridianus[Photo © Milan Lovětínský]
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus (Stenocorus) meridianus[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus meridianus
Stenocorus (Stenocorus) meridianus[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]


 
SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusRhagiini Kirby, 1837
GenusStenocorus Fabricius, 1775
SubgenusStenocorus Fabricius, 1775
SpeciesStenocorus (Stenocorus) meridianus (Linnaeus, 1758)