Tetropium castaneum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subfamilia: SPONDYLIDINAE  /  Tribus: ASEMINI

Tetropium castaneum
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Tetropium castaneum
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:10 - 18 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:polyphagous in coniferous trees (Picea, Pinus, Abies)
Distribution:Europe, Crimea, Russia

The depicted beetles were collected and photographed on a freshly felled Norway spruce (Picea abies) in Zbraslav (Prague, Central Bohemia, Czech Republic).

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Subfamilia: Spondylidinae Audinet-Serville, 1832
Tribus: Asemini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Tetropium Kirby, 1837
Species: Tetropium castaneum (Linnaeus, 1758)