Saperda (Lopezcolonia) maculosa Ménétriés, 1832
[= Saperda scalaris maculosa Ménétriés, 1832]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Saperda maculosa
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:10 - 18 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees, prefers cherry (Prunus)
Distribution:Azerbaijan, Iran

The beetle in the pictures was reared from a praepupa found in a pupal cell built in the sapwood of a dead cherry tree. It was collected in Calus (N Iran).

Collected by M.Rejzek

Saperda maculosa
Saperda maculosa
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusSaperda Fabricius, 1775
SubgenusLopezcolonia Alonso-Zarazaga, 1998
SpeciesSaperda (Lopezcolonia) maculosa Ménétriés, 1832