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|Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE / Tribus: LEPTURINI |
Body length: 14 - 20 mm
Life cycle: 2 - 3 years [?]
Adults in: June - August
Host plant: polyphagous in deciduous trees (Quercus, Pistacia, Castanea
Distribution: South Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, North Iran, Near East
The mounted beetles were collected on a flowering yarrow (Achillea sp.) near village Karadut (Nemrut Dagi National Park, Adiyaman prov., Anatolia, SE Turkey). The living beetle was collected in Cuggiono,30 km west Milano,in the Ticino river Park.
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- [2007-09-17 5:52]
you did a good job in depicting the beetle, the beetle is neat with the colors and the details, the background is nicely out of focus. It is certainly not the bug Pyrrhocoris, but Strangalia, a Ceramycid beetle, probably Strangalia (=Stenurella) bifasciata. Thanks for presenting the pic to us.
Ciao Luciano, bell'emitytero con splendida nitidezza ed ottimi dettagli, grande messa a fuoco, bravo, ciao Silvio
la tua foto ritrae una Stictoleptura cordigera (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Puoi vedere, per confronto, questa pagina web:
Very intersting spieces to shoot,
Great focusing,lighting and POV,Superb shot.
Excellent macro of this insect, with fine POV,
excllent light, great focus, sharpness, details, and contrast, TFS