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Oberea oculata Oberea oculata, lateral view<br />
Captured on Salix sp. Oberea oculata,biodiversity,cerambycidae,coleoptera,insecta,insects,spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (4)

  1. Beautiful capture, Felix! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks so much, Jivko! Cheers* Posted one year ago
  2. Superb shot! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks so much, Ferdy! Posted one year ago

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''Oberea oculata'' is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758, originally under the genus ''Cerambyx''. It has a wide distribution throughout Europe. It feeds on ''Salix alba'', ''Salix acutifolia'', ''Salix pentandra'', ''Salix caprea'', and ''Salix triandra'', and serves as a host for the parasitic wasp ''Ephialtes manifestator''.

''O. oculata'' measures between 15 to 21 mm .

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by RMFelix
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Uploaded Jun 8, 2019. Captured Apr 29, 2019 15:12.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO250
  • 50mm