Agapanthia irrorata

Agapanthia irrorata

''Agapanthia irrorata'' is a species of beetle in the Lamiinae subfamily, that can be found in North Africa, Southern Europe . The species is of black colour, with yellow dots. It reaches a length of 13–23 millimetres . Their flight is from April to June. They are polyphagous and feed on various herbaceous plants, including ''Carduus'', ''Daucus'', ''Ferula'', ''Onopordum'' and ''Salvia'' species.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyCerambycidae
GenusAgapanthia
SpeciesA. irrorata
Photographed in
Portugal