Pedostrangalia (Pedostrangalia) imperbis (Ménétriés, 1832)
/ Tribus: LEPTURINI
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
The biology of this species is identical to Pedostrangalia revestita (Linnaeus, 1767).
The larval substrate comprises dead, moisture rich dark red wood in contact with living tissue of deciduous trees.
|Body length:||10 - 16 mm|
|Life cycle:||2 years [?]|
|Adults in:||May - July|
|Host plant:||polyphagous in deciduous trees|
|Distribution:||south coast of Caspian Sea, from Azerbaidjan through North Iran to Kopet-Dag|
The beetle in the picture was collected together with several larvae in Quercus in Golestan forest 45 km NE Minudast (prov. Khorasan, North Iran).
Collected by M.Rejzek
Subfamilia: Lepturinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Lepturini Latreille, 1802
Genus: Pedostrangalia Sokolov, 1897
Subgenus: Pedostrangalia Sokolov, 1897
Species: Pedostrangalia (Pedostrangalia) imperbis (Ménétriés, 1832)