Stenurella melanura (Linnaeus, 1758)

Karpinski, Lech, Szczepanski, Wojciech T., Boldgiv, Bazartseren & Walczak, Marcin, 2018, New data on the longhorn beetles of Mongolia with particular emphasis on the genus Eodorcadion Breuning, 1947 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae), ZooKeys 739, pp. 107-150: 114

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Stenurella melanura (Linnaeus, 1758)


Stenurella melanura (Linnaeus, 1758)  

Material examined.

Selenge Aimag: 40 km NE of Zuunkharaa (48°57'N, 107°05'E), 1270 m a.s.l., 04 VIII 2015, 3♂♂, 2♀♀, on Achillea asiatica   , leg. MW; 1♂, on Chamaenerion angustifolium   , leg. MW; 1♀, on Achillea asiatica   , leg. WTS.


This is a species that is very common and widespread throughout Europe and the Palaearctic part of Asia ( Danilevsky 2017a). It is a polyphagous species, whose larvae feed on the decaying wood of stumps or branches of both deciduous and coniferous trees ( Sama 2002).