Stenopterus ater (Linnaeus, 1767)

Stenopterus ater
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:6 - 14 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Pistacia, Ceratonia, Ostrya, Carpinus, Ulmus, Prunus etc.)
Distribution:South Europe, North Africa, Crimea

The depicted mounted beetles were collected on flowers (Apiaceae) in Torre del Orso (Puglia prov., SE Italy) in June 1998. The living specimen was collected in Argelès-sur-Mer environs (Pyrénées-Orientales department, Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées, France) on June 22, 2019.

Collected by M.Hoskovec and Daniel Rydzi

Stenopterus ater
Stenopterus ater
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]

SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusStenopterini Fairmaire, 1868
GenusStenopterus Illiger, 1804
SpeciesStenopterus ater (Linnaeus, 1767)