Phymatodes (Phymatoderus) lividus (Rossi, 1794)

Phymatodes lividus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Phymatodes lividus
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:5 - 12 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:April - July
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Quercus, Castanea, Fagus etc.)
Distribution:SW/SE Europe, Asia Minor, North Africa, Caucasus

The mounted beetle was beaten from oaks (Quercus) in Erdemli (S Turkey). The living one was collected in Sussargues (Hérault, France).

Collected by our friends Petr Moravec and Jean-Yves Rasplus

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Callidiini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phymatodes Plavilshtshikov, 1934
Subgenus: Phymatoderus Reitter, 1913
Species: Phymatodes (Phymatoderus) lividus (Rossi, 1794)