[= Opsilia uncinata (Redtenbacher, 1842)]
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: SAPERDINI
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]
Phytoecia uncinata, a species occuring in the Central and South-East Europe, has been described as Saperda uncinata from Vienna by Joseph Redtenbacher in 1849 [▽]. P. uncinata is a relatively rare species associated with warm steppe habitats with honeywoths (Cerinthe spp.), which are its host plants.
Body length: 5 - 9 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: April - June Host plant: Boraginaceae (honeyworts - Cerinthe minor, Cerinthe glabra) Distribution: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine
The depicted mounted beetles were collected on the host plant (Cerinthe minor) in Uherský Brod environs (250 m a.s.l., South Moravia, Czechia) on May 27, 2018. The living specimen was photographed on the host plant (Cerinthe minor) in Kozly village environs (Louny district, Ústí nad labem region, North-West Bohemia, Czechia) on June 6, 2021.
Collected by David Navrátil and Daniel Rydzi
Quaedam Genera et Species Coleopterorum Archiducatus Austriae nondum descriptorum.
Dissertatio inauguralis botanica de caricibus territorii Vindobonensis, Ueberreute, 31 pp, 1842. [download ]
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]
|Subfamilia||Lamiinae Latreille, 1825|
|Tribus||Saperdini Mulsant, 1839|
|Genus||Phytoecia Pic, 1892|
|Subgenus||Opsilia Mulsant, 1863|
|Species||Phytoecia (Opsilia) uncinata (Redtenbacher, 1842)|