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Pogonocherus hispidus  Alerdinck,Cerambycidae,Coleoptera,Geotagged,Lamiinae,Netherlands,Pogonocherus,Pogonocherus hispidus,nl: Gewone borstelboktor Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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  1. Nice one, first in this genus. Posted 6 months ago
    1. This one is not rare, but easily overlooked - quite small @ 4-6mm, this one was a little over 5mm. Didn't get a single shot with the antennae in focus too :-/ Posted 6 months ago
  2. A very nice shot and specimen Pud. Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks Paul :o) Posted 3 months ago

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''Pogonocherus hispidus'' 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 and North Africa. It contains the varietas ''Pogonocherus hispidus var. rufescens''.

''P. hispidus'' feeds on ''Cornus sanguinea'', ''Corylus avellana'', ''Ilex aquifolium'', ''Hedera helix'', and ''Euonymus europaeus''. It serves as a parasitoid for several wasp species, including.. more

Similar species: Beetles
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Nov 11, 2019. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 4, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.