Callidium violaceum (Linnaeus, 1758)


Callidium violaceum
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:8 - 16 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:polyphagous in conifers (Pinus, Picea, Larix, Abies)
Distribution:Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Transcaucasia

The depicted beetles were collected and photographed on Norway spruce (Picea abies) logs in Zbraslav (Prague, Central Bohemia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Callidium violaceum
Callidium violaceum
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Callidiini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Callidium Fabricius, 1775
Species: Callidium violaceum (Linnaeus, 1758)