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Long Horned Beetle

Pachyta quadrimaculata

Description:

Found at the top of Eagle's Nest in Austria. Adult beetle is 11 to 20 mm long

Habitat:

This beetle is distributed in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Switzerland

2 Species ID Suggestions

ngnpope
ngnpope 9 years ago
Longhorn beetle
Pachyta quadrimaculata Pachyta quadrimaculata
Pachytodes cerambyciformis
Pachytodes cerambyciformis


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5 Comments

Alex Pope
Alex Pope 9 years ago

Well done Nick, I spent about 25mins looking for it, got close, but you've hit the nail on the head!

ngnpope
ngnpope 9 years ago

Was just looking it up for you: Pachyta quadrimaculata.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pachyta_qua...
http://www.koleopterologie.de/gallery/FH...

It seems that http://www.koleopterologie.de/gallery/ is a useful site for all your beetle identification needs :)

Freya
Freya 9 years ago

Thanks for help with ID :)

beautiful spotting Freya,great photo,congrats and thanks for sharing.
Let me welcome you to Project Noah,it's a great site with many features that you can explore.
spottings are assigned to missions that you can consult and join true the missions link in the top of the page,there you will find all the mission and choose the ones that fits better your case.Other questions you have,there are the chats links,where there allways someone to resolve any problem,enjoy yourself :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Freya, welcome to Project Noah. This is a beautiful photo of a long horned beetle, in the family Cerambycidae.

Freya
Spotted by
Freya

Bayern, Germany

Spotted on Jul 27, 2012
Submitted on Jul 29, 2012

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