Purpuricenus interscapillatus Plavilstshikov, 1937
on broadleaved trees
The young larva tunnels a circular gallery under the bark of a thin, live branch. The larva then lives and pupates in the distal, died, part of the branch.
distribution within Europe
Rapuzzi & Sama (2013a), Sama, Buse, Orbach, ao (2010a).