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Anastrangalia sanguinolenta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Cerambycidae
Genus  Anastrangalia
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Subfamily  Lepturinae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Beetle
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Scientific name  Anastrangalia sanguinolenta
Similar  Anastrangalia, Beetle, Anastrangalia dubia, Stenurella, Alosterna tabacicolor

Anastrangalia sanguinolenta is a species of flower longhorn beetles belonging to the family Cerambycidae, subfamily Lepturinae.

This beetle is a common species present in most of Europe and in the Near Eastern countries such as Caucasus, Transcaucasia, and Turkey, where they mainly inhabit mountainous coniferous forests.

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Head, antennae and pronotum are black in both sexes, while elytra are reddish-brown in the female and yellowish-brown in the male.

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The adults grow up to 8–13 millimetres (0.31–0.51 in) and can be encountered from May through August, completing their life cycle in 2–3 years.

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The larvae develop at the expense of various species of conifers, mainly within dead wood of Pinus sylvestris and Picea abies. The adults visit flowers for nectar and pollen.

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References

Anastrangalia sanguinolenta Wikipedia


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