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Rhagium mordax

Rhagium mordax

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Cerambycidae
Subfamilia: Lepturinae
Tribus: Rhagiini
Genus: Rhagium
Subgenus: R. (Megarhagium)

Species: Rhagium mordax
Name

Rhagium mordax (De Geer, 1775)
References

Tribe Rhagiini: Rhagium (Megarhagium) mordax (DeG.) (photo by D. Telnov)

Vernacular names
dansk: Blankplettet tandbuk
suomi: Lehtikantojäärä
français: Rhagie mordant
magyar: Cser-tövisescincér
polski: Rębacz szary

Rhagium mordax, the black-spotted longhorn beetle,[1] is a species of long-horned beetle.[2] This beetle is found throughout Europe and to Kazakhstan and Russia.[2] Larvae develop in silver fir, hazel, European weeping birch, European beech, and the European chestnut.[2] Ischnoceros rusticus is an ichneumonid parasitoid wasp that feds on Rhagium mordax larvae.[2]
Subtaxa

There are five formally described varieties:[2]

Rhagium mordax var. altajense Plavilstshikov, 1915
Rhagium mordax var. klenkai Heyrovský, 1914
Rhagium mordax var. mediofasciatum Plavilstshikov, 1936
Rhagium mordax var. morvandicum Pic, 1927
Rhagium mordax var. subdilatatum Pic, 1917

References

"Longhorn Beetles | Great Fen". www.greatfen.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-07-21.
BioLib Taxon profile — species Rhagium mordax (DeGeer, 1775)

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