I took this picture in Jura region (Northern Switzerland, alt: ~700m) of that beetle (July 2018). It was taking food from a flower of a
It seems to be part of the
trichius genus but I want to report the exact species.
In Switzerland we have mainly:
- Trichius fasciatus
- Trichius rosaceus
- Trichius sexualis
I think by the color of the hairs it would be a
Can someone confirm the species and what field marks I can use to make the distinction between those three species?