Xylotrechus (Rusticoclytus) rusticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
[= Rusticoclytus rusticus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE  /  Tribus: CLYTINI
Xylotrechus rusticus
[Photo © P.Jelínek]
Body length:10 - 21 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - September
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (especially in Populus, also in Fagus, Salix, Betula, Acer, Tilia etc.)
Distribution:Europe, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Turkey, North Iran


The living beetle (grey pubescence) was photographed on a poplar log (Populus sp.) near Bitlis (East Turkey), the ochre-coloured specimen and also the mounted beetles were reared from larvae collected in a dead branches of white poplar (Populus alba) in Pouzdřany (South Moravia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec and P.Jelínek


Xylotrechus rusticus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Xylotrechus rusticus
Xylotrechus rusticus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Xylotrechus rusticus
Xylotrechus rusticus
[Photo © P.Jelínek]


 
SubfamiliaCerambycinae Latreille, 1802
TribusClytini Mulsant, 1839
GenusXylotrechus Chevrolat, 1860
SubgenusRusticoclytus Vives, 1977
Species Xylotrechus (Rusticoclytus) rusticus (Linnaeus, 1758)