Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Rosalia alpina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rosalia alpina

English:Rosalia longicorn
Location:Austria, Wien, Kalksburg
Copyright:Per Hoffmann Olsen
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Sigma 150mm 1:2.8 APO Macro


A huge Fagus sylvatica crashed mid April due to sudden late snowfall. The trunk is still standing 15 meters upright (not in picture). The smashed branches attracts the R. alpina and other Cerambycidae.


The R. alpina is seen here on the branch - in the middle of the Picture. Click to enlarge.


Rosalia alpina


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