Agapanthia cardui (Linnaeus 1767) (Family Cerambycidae)

Length: 6-13.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (1 Year) ? April - August
(Earliest: 4.7 )

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous Stem Borer)

Cirsium arvense

Heracleum sphondylium

Valeriana officinalis

Digitalis purpurea
Possible Parasitoids:

Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Longhorn Beetles of the Western Palaearctic Region: Agapanthia cardui


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