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Coraebus rubi Linnaeus, 1767

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Coraebus rubi Linnaeus, 1767
Common names: Rose buprestid [En], Bupreste du rosier [Fr], Großer Brombeer-Prachtkäfer [De], Buprestide del rovo [It]

Mount Olympus, PIERIA ● Greece

Description: The length of adults varies from 8 to 12 millimetres (0.31 to 0.47 in). They are easily recognizable for their black color with shades of gold and bronze-purple, as well as for their grayish irregular transverse bands on elytra.

Biology: The adults can be encountered from May through August.
It is quite common on Rubus species (hence the specific name), where larvae feed on roots and adults feed on leaves.

Habitat: maquis.

Distribution: Most of Europe, Near East, East Palearctic ecozone and North Africa.

References:
Wikipedia, Coraebus rubi




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