Phytoecia (Phytoecia) icterica (Schaller, 1783)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Phytoecia icterica
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]
Body length:6 - 12 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - July
Host plant:oligophagous in Apiaceae plants (Pastinacia, Daucus, Pimpinella, Heracleum etc.)
Distribution:Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia

The mounted beetle was photographed in Popice village environs (Břeclav district, South Moravia, Czechia) on May 10, 2020. Images of larva and pupa can be found here.

Collected by Daniel Rydzi

Phytoecia icterica
Phytoecia icterica
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusPhytoecia Pic, 1892
SubgenusPhytoecia Pic, 1892
SpeciesPhytoecia (Phytoecia) icterica (Schaller, 1783)