Thanasimus formicarius (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Cleridae)

Length: 7-12mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - August
(2 Months
- 1 Year)
June - July August - July
(Earliest: 20.4)

Attractant Chemicals
Hemiterpenoids Methyl Butenol
Monoterpenoids Brevicomin, Ipsdienol, Ipsenol,
Lineatin, Pinene, Verbenol
Alcohols Ethanol

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest
Food:
Ips typographus

Trypodendron lineatum

Watford Coleoptera Group: Thanasimus formicarius
Nature Spot: Ant Beetle - Thanasimus formicarius


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