Stictoleptura (Stictoleptura) rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)
[= Leptura rubra Linnaeus, 1758]
[= Corymbia rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)]
[= Aredolpona rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI

Stictoleptura rubra
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:10 - 20 mm
Life cycle:2 - 3 years
Adults in:May - September (mainly in July - August)
Host plant:larval development in dead wood of coniferous trees (Picea, Pinus, Abies, Larix)
Distribution:Europe, Russia, North Africa

The mounted beetles were collected in Spišská Nová Nová Ves (NE Slovakia) on flowers (male) or on a fresh Norway spruce (Picea abies) logs (ovipositing female laying eggs). The living beetles were photographed on flowers in Liberec (North Bohemia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec.

Stictoleptura rubra
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Stictoleptura rubra
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lepturinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Lepturini Latreille, 1802
Genus: Stictoleptura Casey, 1924
Subgenus: Stictoleptura Casey, 1924
Species: Stictoleptura rubra (Linnaeus, 1758)