Stictoleptura scutellata Fabricius, 1781 ♂♀ ♥
Common names: Large Black Longhorn [En], Lepture écussonnée [Fr]
Elatochori, PIERIA ● Greece
Description: Black species of 12 - 20 mm length. The body is punctuate. The scutellum of the male is covered by a silvery pubescence, by a golden pubescence on the female.
Biology: Adults can be seen from June to September and visit flowers as Hawthorn and Bramble.. The larvae is polyphagous in deciduous trees (Fagus, Carpinus, Alnus, Populus, etc.)
Habitat: Large forests of deciduous trees.
Distribution: Europe except North, North Africa, Turkey, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, North Iran.