Location: Fruska gora, Serbia
May 28, 2017 10:28 am
I have never seen this before. Did you?
Signature: Late afternoon
We did not recognize this Longicorn in the family Cerambycidae, so we did a web search for European members of the family and we found this FlickRiver posting from Croatia that is identified as Dorcatypus tristis. Continued research indicates that name is a synonym as The Longhorn Beetles of the West Palaearctic Region site names it Herophila tristis and states: ” Adults in: March – July. Host plant: Polyphagous in deciduous trees and herbaceous plants. Distribution: Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Corsica, Croatia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Sardinia, Serbia, Sicily, Slovenia, Turkey.” It is also pictured on Le Monde des Insectes and Encyclopedia of Life.