Tetrops starkii Chevrolat, 1859
/ Tribus: TETROPINI
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
This little Cerambycid develops in a variety of broadleaf trees and shrubs (especially in Rosaceae - Malus, Pyrus, Rosa, Crataegus etc.).
In Central Europe it is a very common species and it is possible to collect it by beating from leaves of the host plants.
|Body length:||3 - 6 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 - 2 years|
|Adults in:||May - June|
|Host plant:||ashes (Fraxinus spp.)|
The depicted beetle was beaten from an ash (Fraxinus excelsior) in Zbečno (Central Bohemia, Czechia).
Collected by M.Hoskovec
Özdikmen H. and Turgut S.:
The genus Tetrops Stephens, 1829 with a new subspecies, Tetrops praeustus anatolicus ssp. n. from Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae).
Munis Entomology & Zoology 3 (2): 621-635, 2008.
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Tetropini Planet, 1924
Genus: Tetrops Kirby, 1826
Species: Tetrops starkii Chevrolat, 1859