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Rosalia longicorn

Rosalia alpina

Description:

Finally, I found it! Rosalia alpina is the one of best known and largest beetle (40 mm) in European fauna. Has black and blue elytra coloration and the striking black tufts of hair on the central segments of the antennae. The number of Rosalia longicorn is dramatically decreasing and it is considered on IUCN list as vulnerable (VU).

Habitat:

Mountain meadow, 1400 m asl, Nature park Blidinje jezero and Cvrsnica


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17 Comments

Jopy
Jopy 4 years ago

jest, i meni je ta najdraza slika! vidila sam vasu fotografiju, priznajem da je bolja od moje :) kod nas je postala dosta rijetka, nestaju bukove sume kojima se licinke hrane pa se i njihov broj smanjio, nazalost!

IvanPancic
IvanPancic 4 years ago

Narocito mi se dopada gde je rasirila krila pred poletanje.I meni se mnogo dopada,a ja sam je jednom vodeo uzivo i to na Fruskoj Gori i fotografisao i imam je ovde postavljenu na Noah-u.

Jopy
Jopy 4 years ago

Hvala, moja najdraza bubica :)

IvanPancic
IvanPancic 4 years ago

Predivno

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Love it

Jopy
Jopy 5 years ago

Thanks Keith and Dotun :)

dotun55
dotun55 5 years ago

Congratulations! It's fascinating.

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 5 years ago

Nice

Jopy
Jopy 5 years ago

Adarsha, I agree :) thank you, Rob...

RobThacker
RobThacker 5 years ago

Great spotting

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

It should be called as double longicorn :P

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

Nice finding, Jopy!

Jopy
Jopy 5 years ago

Thank you, stephanielrickman and Luis... :)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Superb find and series Jopy!

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Congratulations on your find! Your photos look great!

Jopy
Jopy 5 years ago

Thank you, Mikko and Daniele! I had luck! Searched for this beetle last 5 years, finally, found it today...I was so happy :)

MikkoKeinänen
MikkoKeinänen 5 years ago

Beautiful!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 5 years ago

Fantastic! Lucky you Jopy, they're becoming rare.

Jopy
Spotted by
Jopy

Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Lat: 43.65, Long: 17.57

Spotted on Jul 20, 2014
Submitted on Jul 20, 2014

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