Anthaxia salicis (Fabricius 1776) (Family Buprestidae)


On Quercus robur

Galleries on Oak Fence Post

Couple

Length: 5-8.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? 1 Year ? April - July
(Earliest: 5.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Wet Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous Wood Borer)

Castanea sativa

Quercus robur

Malus sylvestris

Sorbus aucuparia
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous Wood Borer)

Salix

Acer
Food:
(Adult)

Taraxacum campylodes Pollen
Possible Parasitoids:
(Larva)

Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae


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