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Rutpela maculata (Poda, 1761) (Harlequin Longhorn, Black-and-yellow Longhorn Beetle)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 57 images of Rutpela maculata (Harlequin Longhorn, Black-and-yellow Longhorn Beetle)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Rutpela maculata (Harlequin Longhorn, Black-and-yellow Longhorn Beetle)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Kaufmann, R.R.U., 1946 Preliminary Notes on Strangalia maculata Poda (Col., Cerambycidae) and its aberrations in Great Britain

Rutpela maculata may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
CERAMBYCIDAE
(longhorn beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Rutpela maculata is associated with:

imago Magnoliopsida - flowering plants imago visits for nectar and/or pollen flower Duff, A. (Illust: Lewington, R.), 2006
imago Apiaceae - umbellifers (Apiales) imago visits for nectar and/or pollen flower Major Duff, A. (Illust: Lewington, R.), 2006
larva Betula - birches (Fagales: Betulaceae) larva feeds within damp, rotting wood Major Duff, A. (Illust: Lewington, R.), 2006 [2-3 years]
larva Broadleaved trees - broadleaved, frondose or deciduous trees larva feeds within damp, rotting wood Duff, A. (Illust: Lewington, R.), 2006 [2-3 years]
larva Pinus - pines (Pinales: Pinaceae) larva feeds within damp, rotting wood Major Duff, A. (Illust: Lewington, R.), 2006 [2-3 years]

There may be more taxa associated with Rutpela maculata listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
CERAMBYCIDAE
(longhorn beetles)

Associated with Rutpela maculata:

Rutpela maculata may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Duff, A. (Illust: Lewington, R.), 2006 Identification - Longhorn Beetles: Part 1
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