Saperda perforata

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Saperda perforata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Cerambycidae
Genus: Saperda
Species: S. perforata
Binomial name
Saperda perforata
(Pallas, 1773)
Synonyms
  • Cerambyx perforatus Pallas, 1773
  • Saperda cinerascens Hellen, 1922
  • Saperda (Lopezcolonia) perforata (Pallas) Sanchéz-Sobrino, 2000
  • Saperda seydilii Fröhlich, 1793
  • Leptura duodecimpunctata Brahm, 1790
  • Leptura decempunctata Goeze, 1777

Saperda perforata is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Pallas in 1773, originally under the genus Cerambyx. It has a wide distribution in Europe. It feeds on Populus nigra, Populus alba, and Populus tremula. It is preyed upon by the parasitoid wasp Xorides indicatorius.[1]

S. perforata measures between 12 to 20 mm (0.47 to 0.79 in).[1]

Varietas[edit]

  • Saperda perforata var. paliidipes Pic
  • Saperda perforata var. albella Reitter
  • Saperda perforata var. rudolfi Caderhjolm, 1798

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b BioLib.cz - Saperda perforata. Retrieved on 8 September 2014.