Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Rosalia alpina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Category: Cerambycinae


  • English: Rosalia longicorn
  • German/Austrian: Alpenbock
  • Danish: Alpebuk
  • Image: 1920x1080
  • Location: Austria, Wien, Kalksburg
  • Date: 07/07/2017
  • Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen
  • Camera: Canon EOS 50D
  • Lens: Sigma 150mm 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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