Acanthocinus (Acanthocinus) griseus (Fabricius, 1793)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: ACANTHOCININI
Acanthocinus griseus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:8 - 13 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:April - August
Host plant:mainly in coniferous trees (Pinus, Picea, Abies), reported from oak (Quercus)
Distribution:Europe, Russia, Asia Minor

The mounted beetles were reared from larvae found under bark of a fallen Norway spruce (Picea abies). The larvae were collected in Bělečko near Hradec Králové (East Bohemia, Czech Republic).

The depicted living beetle was photographed in Kláštorisko (NE Slovakia) on a trunk of a freshly felled pine tree (Pinus sylvestris).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Acanthocinus griseus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Acanthocinini Blanchard, 1845
Genus: Acanthocinus Dejean, 1821
Subgenus: Acanthocinus Dejean, 1821
Species: Acanthocinus (Acanthocinus) griseus (Fabricius, 1793)