Oxypleurus nodieri Mulsant, 1839

Catalog Spondylidinae Oxypleurus nodieri Mulsant, 1839

Oxypleurus nodieri Mulsant, 1839

family CERAMBYCIDAE Latreille, 1802
subfamily Spondylidinae Audinet-Serville, 1832
tribe Saphanini Gistel, 1848
genus Oxypleurus Mulsant, 1839
nodieri Mulsant, 1839

Oxypleurus nodieri Mulsant, 1839

Distribution:
EUROPE - CR BH FR GR IT PT SP UK N AG CI MO MR TU ASIA - GG TR

 

Body length: 11 - 16 mm
Life cycle: 2 and more years
Adults in: April - December
Host plant: dead wood of pines (Pinus halepensis, nigra, pinaster etc.)
Distribution: whole Mediterranean area


Oxypleurus nodieri is a rare Mediterranean longhorn beetle associated with a variety of pines. The larvae feed in recently dead branches and pupate in shallow pupal cells built in sapwood. The adults are nocturnal and can be found early in the spring.

The mounted beetle was collected by Z.Švec on pine (Pinus) logs at night in Amphisa (Greece). The depicted living beetle was collected in NW Spain by M.Rejzek.

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Code: C_1457
 
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Popis Oxypleurus nodieri Mulsant, 1839

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Photo © M.Hoskovec

 

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008_BH: Bosnia Herzegovina
011_CR: Croatia
016_FR: France
019_GG: Georgia
020_GR: Greece
023_IT: Italy
039_PT: Portugal
044_SP: Spain
047_TR: .Turkey
048_UK: Ukraine
050_AG: Algeria
051_CI: Canary Islands
054_MO: Marocco
055_MB: Madeira Archipelago
056_TU: Tunisia
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