Byturus tomentosus (De Geer 1774) (Family Byturidae)


Colour Variants

Couple

Larva on Rubus fruticosus

Length: 3.2-4.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? June - September
(Earliest: 28.8)
(Winter) February - November
(Earliest: 11.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Gardens
Food:
(Larva)

Several Rosaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Several Rosaceae Pollen

Ranunculus acris Pollen

Ranunculus repens Pollen

Cardamine pratensis Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Pollen
Parasitoids:
Bracon immutator Larva

Nature Spot: Raspberry Beetle - Byturus tomentosus
HYPP Zoology: Raspberry beetle


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