Stenopterus rufus (Linnaeus, 1767)
ssp. rufus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Stenopterus rufus rufus
Stenopterus rufus rufus
[Photo © Jean-Yves Rasplus]
Body length:7 - 16 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Quercus, Castanea, Robinia, Juglans, Prunus, Salix, Pistacia etc.)
Distribution:Central and South Europe, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Iran, Near East

The beetles in these pictures were collected on flowers near Pula (South Istra peninslula, Croatia) and in Saint-Christol (Hérault, France).

Collected by M.Hoskovec and Jean-Yves Rasplus

Stenopterus rufus rufus
Stenopterus rufus rufus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Stenopterini Fairmaire, 1868
Genus: Stenopterus Illiger, 1804
Species: Stenopterus rufus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Subspecies: Stenopterus rufus rufus (Linnaeus, 1767)