Ropalopus (Ropalopus) clavipes (Fabricius, 1775)
[= Rhopalopus clavipes (Fabricius, 1775)]


Ropalopus clavipes
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:9 - 25 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Acer, Alnus, Castanea, Fagus, Quercus, Malus, Prunus, Paliurus etc.).
Distribution:Europe except North, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Near East, Iran

The depicted beetle was reared from a thick dead branch of a Judas-tree (Cercis siliquastrum) found in Sidari village (NW of Corfu Island, Greece).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Callidiini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Ropalopus Mulsant, 1839
Subgenus: Ropalopus Mulsant, 1839
Species: Ropalopus (Ropalopus) clavipes (Fabricius, 1775)