Aromia moschata (Linnaeus, 1758)
ssp. ambrosiaca (Steven, 1809)


Aromia moschata ambrosiaca
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:13 - 35 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:May - September
Host plant:primarily in willows (Salix), rarely in other decidouos trees
Distribution:South and South-East Europe, Near East, Turkey, Caucaus, Iran

The depicted beetles were collected on living willows (Salix sp.) in Karadut village environs (Nemrut Dagi National Park, Adiyaman prov., Anatolia, SE Turkey).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Callichromatini Blanchard, 1845
Genus: Aromia Audinet-Serville, 1833
Species: Aromia moschata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies: Aromia moschata ambrosiaca (Steven, 1809)