Stictoleptura (Stictoleptura) erythroptera (Hagenbach, 1822)
[= Leptura erythroptera Hagenbach, 1822]
[= Corymbia erythroptera (Hagenbach, 1822)]
[= Brachyleptura erythroptera (Hagenbach, 1822)]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI

Stictoleptura erythroptera
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Biology of this interesting beetle was described in work of Rejzek and Rebl (1999), details with pictures are presented in this page.

Body length:12 - 19 mm
Life cycle:3 and more years
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Fagus, Quercus, Aesculus etc.)
Distribution:Central and SE Europe, Asia Minor, Caucasus and Iran

The depicted beetles were captured on wing, flying around very old and partially dead horse-chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) in Valtice (South Moravia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Rejzek M. and Rébl K.:
Cerambycidae of Křivoklátsko Biosphere Reserve (Central Bohemia) (Insecta: Coleoptera).
Mitteilungen des Internationalen Entomologischen Vereins e. V., Frankfurt a. Main, Supplement VI: 1–69, 1999.

Stictoleptura erythroptera

Stictoleptura erythroptera
Stictoleptura erythroptera
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lepturinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Lepturini Latreille, 1802
Genus: Stictoleptura Casey, 1924
Subgenus: Stictoleptura Casey, 1924
Species: Stictoleptura erythroptera (Hagenbach, 1822)