Lamia textor (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: LAMIINI
Lamia textor
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:15 - 32 mm
Life cycle:3 - 4 years
Adults in:April - October
Host plant:prefers willows (Salix) and rarely in Populus, Betula, Alnus
Distribution:Europe, Russia

This particular beetle was collected on exposed roots of a living willow (Salix sp.) in Zbečno (Central Bohemia, Czechia).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Lamia textor
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Lamiini Latreille, 1825
Genus: Lamia Fabricius, 1775
Species: Lamia textor (Linnaeus, 1758)