Saperda (Saperda) carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)
[= Anaerea carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Saperda carcharias
[Photo © Tamás Németh]
Body length:20 - 32 mm
Life cycle:3 years
Adults in:June - September
Host plant:in Central Europe prfers Populus tremula but also in other Populus species, rarely in Salix, Fraxinus or Alnus
Distribution:Europe, whole Eurasian continental territory of Russian federation, Caucasus, China, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mongolia

The depicted beetles were photographed in Hungary (TN) and in Prague-Kánovice (Central Bohemia, Czechia) on August 3, 2017 (DR).

Collected by Tamás Németh and Daniel Rydzi

Sláma M.E.F.:
Tesaříkovití – Cerambycidae České republiky a Slovenské republiky / Cerambycidae of the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic.
Milan Sláma private printing, Krhanice, 383pp [pages 316-317], 1998 [ISBN: 80-238-2627-1]. [download pdf icon]

Vitali F.:
Atlas of the Insects of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: Coleoptera, Cerambycidae.
Ferrantia, Musée national d’histoire naturelle, Luxembourg 79: 1-208 [pages 122-123], 2018. [download pdf icon]

Saperda carcharias
Saperda carcharias
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusSaperda Fabricius, 1775
SubgenusSaperda Fabricius, 1775
SpeciesSaperda (Saperda) carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)