Oberea oculata

Oberea oculata

''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 .
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyCerambycidae
GenusOberea
SpeciesO. oculata
Photographed in
Portugal