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Paraplagionotus (Echinocerus) floralis Pallas, 1773 ♂♀ ♥

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Paraplagionotus (Echinocerus) floralis Pallas, 1773 ♂♀ ♥
Common names: Lucerne Longicorn [En], Luzernenbock [De]

Taxiarchis, HALKIDIKI ● Greece

Description: Pronotum black with two stripes, elytra with 5 transversal stripes white yellowish. Antennae and legs are brown. Antennae with 11 segments. Body length: 8 - 20 mm. Male can be distinguish by its dark femurs.

Biology : The life cycle is 1 year. The larva is polyphagous in roots of herbs (Euphorbia, Medicago, Achillea). The adults fly from May to July.

Distribution: Europe except North, Siberia, Turkey, Caucasus, Armenia, Transcaucasia, Iran, Jordan.

References:
Özdikmen H. & Turgut S., 2009. A short review on the genus Plagionotus Mulsant, 1842 (Coleoptera : Cerabycidae : Cerambycinae), Mun. Ent. Zool. Vol. 4, No. 2.
Picard F., 1929. Faune de France, 20, Coléoptères, Cerambycidae, Fédération Française des Sociétés de Sciences Naturelles.
Cerambyx





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