Stromatium auratum (Böber, 1793)
[= Stromatium fulvum (Villers, 1789)]
[= Stromatium unicolor (Olivier, 1795)]

Stromatium auratum
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

The restitution of taxon Stromatium auratum (Böber, 1793) was published by Maxim Lazarev in 2014 [❖].

Body length:12 - 32 mm
Life cycle:3 and more years
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:polyphagous in dead dry wood of various trees, preferring deciduous trees
Distribution:whole Mediterranean region, Iran, Crimea, Caucasus, Transcaucasia

The depicted beetle was reared from a larva collected in a dead branch of Ficus carica near Neo Ithilo (SW of Peloponnese, Greece).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Lazarev M.A.:
Taxonomy notes (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Humanity space International almanac 3 (2): 272-285, 2014. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802
Tribus: Hesperophanini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Stromatium Audinet-Serville, 1834
Species: Stromatium auratum (Böber, 1793)