Csóka, György and Kovács, Tibor (1999): Xilofág rovarok - Xylophagous insects. Hungarian Forest Research Institute. Erdészeti Turományos Intézet, Agroinform Kiadó, Budapest, 189 pp.
Mn: Bronzbogár / En: -
13-28 mm. East-mediterranean species. Larvae feed in the roots of old but still living fruit trees (Prunus, Crataegus). Adults can be found from May until late July. Was common in hills and mountains but has recently become rare.