Calchaenesthes oblongomaculata (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)


Calchaenesthes oblongomaculata
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:8 - 15 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:oaks (Quercus spp.)
Distribution:Balkan Peninsula, European Turkey, Cyprus

The depicted beetle was beaten from a blossoming hawthorn (Crataegus) in locality situated along the main road from Sparta to Tripoli on a mountain plateau (20 km S Tripoli, 900 m, Peloponnese peninsula, Greece).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Trachyderini Dupont, 1836
Genus: Calchaenesthes Kraatz, 1863
Species: Calchaenesthes oblongomaculata (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)