Stenocorus meridianus Linnaeus, 1758
Common names: Variable longhorn beetle [En], Stenocore méridional, Sténocore du Midi [Fr], Veranderlijke schutterbok [Nl], Variabler Stubbenbock [De],
Hamoir ● Belgium
Description: Variable longhorn: the colouration can vary from a uniform dull yellow through to almost black and it can range from 15mm to 25mm in length.
Biology: The polyphagous larvae develop in the damaged timber of diseased deciduous trees (Quercus, Ulmus, Acer, etc.). It is and the adult beetles frequent flowers and shrubs from May to July.
Habitat: Around the fringes of wooded areas.
Distribution: Europe, Minor Asia, Caucasus, Kazakhstan
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