Stictoleptura (Stictoleptura) rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)
[= Leptura rubra Linnaeus, 1758]
[= Corymbia rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)]
[= Aredolpona rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)]
[= Stictoleptura (Aredolpona) rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)][✩]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI
Stictoleptura rubra rubra
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:10 - 20 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:May - September (mainly in July - August)
Host plant:larval development in dead wood of coniferous trees (Picea, Pinus, Abies, Larix)
Distribution:Europe, Russia, North Africa

The mounted beetles were collected in Spišská Nová Nová Ves (NE Slovakia) on flowers (male) or on a fresh Norway spruce (Picea abies) logs (ovipositing female laying eggs). The living beetles were photographed on flowers in Liberec (North Bohemia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Miroshnikov A.I.:
Myths and reality: critical remarks on M.L. Danilevsky’s monograph, “Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countres. Part 1“.
[ Мифы и реальность: критические замечания по поводу монографии М.Л. Данилевского «Жуки-усачи (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) России и соседних стран. Часть 1».]
Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 12 (1): 181–214, 2016. [download pdf icon]

Stictoleptura rubra rubra
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Stictoleptura rubra rubra
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusLepturini Latreille, 1802
GenusStictoleptura Casey, 1924
GenusStictoleptura Casey, 1924
SpeciesStictoleptura (Stictoleptura) rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)
SpeciesStictoleptura (Stictoleptura) rubra rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)