Anastrangalia sanguinolenta Linnaeus, 1761 ♀♂ ♥
Common names: Blood-red Longhorn Beetle [En], Lepture rouge sang [Fr], Blutroter Halsbock [De]
Mount Olympus, PIERIA ● Greece
Description: The adults grow up to 8–13 mm. Head, antennae and pronotum are black in both sexes, while elytra are reddish-brown in the female and yellowish-brown in the male.
Biology: Adults can be encountered from May through August, completing their life cycle in 2–3 years. The larvae develop at the expense of various species of conifers, mainly within dead wood of Pinus sylvestris and Picea abies. The adults visit flowers for nectar and pollen.
Habitat: Mainly mountainous coniferous forests.
Distribution: Most of Europe and in the Near Eastern countries such as Caucasus, Transcaucasia, and Turkey.
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