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Grey velvet Phytoecia icterica (Schaller, 1783)<br />
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Grey velvet

Phytoecia icterica (Schaller, 1783)
12mm long

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''Phytoecia icterica'' is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Schaller in 1783, originally under the genus ''Saperda''. It has a wide distribution between Europe and the Middle East. It feeds on ''Daucus carota sativus'', ''Petroselinum crispum'', ''Pastinaca sativa sativa'', ''Pastinaca sativa'', ''Conium maculatum'', and ''Pimpinella saxifraga''.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Claude CHAVAND
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Uploaded Nov 17, 2019. Captured Jun 19, 2019 08:48 in Tour du Lac, 69120 Vaulx-en-Velin, France.
  • ILCE-7M2
  • f/8.0
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO3200
  • 90mm