Ivona Mariș - The living jewels of the linden trees


Name and surname: Ivona Mariș
Web: https://www.dinmansarda.com/

Social media: https://www.instagram.com/ivonamaris/

Country: Romania 

Title: The living jewels of the linden trees – Lamprodila rutilans - Lamprodila rutilans

Description: One of the most beautiful beetles in Europe, Lamprodila rutilans, is the most common species of the genus found in Romania, spreading in plains and hills areas, in weakened linden trees (Tilia sp.), and sometimes also in urban parks and gardens. A – dorsal habitus of male; B, C – ventral view, detail of a male & female anal sternite, D – Romanian counties where it was signaled as mentioned in S. Panin, N. Sǎvulescu & A. Ruicănescu. 2015. Coleoptera-Buprestidae, in: Fauna României, Insecta, Vol. 10, fasc. 7. Ed. Academiei Române, ISBN: 9789732725191, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.1.3326.9202. Color legend: grey – no record, darkest green – most records.

Category: Scientific illustration

Technique: Mixed Media: watercolor on hot pressed cotton paper, ink on vegetal paper, digital
Artificial intelligence: No
Size: 30x38cm
Year: 2023