Grammoptera ruficornis

Rosa rugosa (Japanese rose)

Last update: 16 November 2022
garden
species


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2020-V-03


Grammoptera ruficornis [1], a small species of Longhorn beetle, has a clear preference for simple open flowers regardsless of the size. Every year many specimen can be found on the small flowers of the Firethorn or, like here, on the large flowers of the Japanese rose (Rosa rugosa).

Grammoptera ruficornis, imago on Japanese rose (Rosa rugosa)

References

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