Taxon profile


Violet Longhorn
Callidium violaceum (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Cerambycidae - longhorn beetles »  genus Callidium »  subgenus Callidium

Scientific synonyms

Callidium antennatum janthinum (LeConte) Gemminger & Harold, 1872
Callidium episcopus Voet, 1804
Callidium janthinum LeConte, 1850
Cerambyx violaceus Linnaeus, 1758 o
Callidium ianthinum LeConte, 1850 (misspelling) m

Other names

= Violet Longhorn Beetle



Intertaxon relationships

food: Abies alba Mill. - European Silver Fir, Picea abies (L.) H. Karst. - Norway Spruce, Fagus sylvatica L. - European Beech, Castanea sativa Mill. - Sweet Chestnut

parasitoid: Doryctes striatellus (Nees, 1834), Cyanopterus flavator (Fabricius, 1793), Coleocentrus caligatus (Gravenhorst, 1829), Xorides praecatorius (Fabricius, 1793), Ephialtes manifestator (Linnaeus, 1758), ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

varietas Callidium violaceum var. virescens Stierling, 1898

Callidium violaceum var. virescens

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Names (not confirmed) - 1


o original combination

m misspelling

i species introduced to area described by check-list