Acanthocinus (Acanthocinus) reticulatus (Razoumowsky, 1789)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: ACANTHOCININI

Acanthocinus reticulatus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length: 10 - 15 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:June - September
Host plant:firs (Abies sp.), randomly in other coniferous trees
Distribution:Europe except North, Russia

The depicted beetle was reared from praepupa found in pupal cell built under thick bark of a felled silver fir (Abies alba). The praepupa was collected in Ulanka (Central Slovakia).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Acanthocinini Blanchard, 1845
Genus: Acanthocinus Dejean, 1821
Subgenus: Acanthocinus Dejean, 1821
Species: Acanthocinus (Acanthocinus) reticulatus (Razoumowsky, 1789)