Callimus (Callimus) abdominalis (Olivier, 1795)
[= Callimellum abdominale (Olivier, 1795)]

Callimus abdominalis
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Callimus abdominalis
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:5 - 9 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Quercus, Acer, Cydonia, Paliurus, Ostrya, Cercis, Pistacia etc.)
Distribution:Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Corsica, Croatia, France, Italy, Sardinia, Sicily, Spain

The depicted living beetle was reared from a dead oak (Quercus sp.) twig found in West Spain. The mounted beetle was collected on flowers (Apiaceae) in Bosco della Ficcuzza (Sicily, Italy).

Collected by our friends Zdeněk Švec and Martin Švarc

Callimus abdominalis
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Hyboderini Linsley, 1940
Genus: Callimus Mulsant, 1846
Subgenus: Callimus Mulsant, 1846
Species: Callimus (Callimus) abdominalis (Olivier, 1795)