Rhagium (Rhagium) inquisitor (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: RHAGIINI

Rhagium inquisitor
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:9 - 22 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:April - July
Host plant:polyphagous, but coniferous trees are strongly preferred
Distribution:Europe, Algeria, Russia, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Turkey

The beetle in the upper picture was collected and photographed in a park-forests in Dresden city (Saxony, Germany) on a freshly felled Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) log. The beetles in the lower pictures were collected in Stará Boleslav (Central Bohemia, Czech Republic) on a stump of a freshly felled Scotch pine tree (Pinus sylvestris).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Rhagium inquisitor
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lepturinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Rhagiini Kirby, 1837
Genus: Rhagium Fabricius, 1775
Subgenus: Rhagium Fabricius, 1775
Species: Rhagium (Rhagium) inquisitor (Linnaeus, 1758)