is the name given to several beetle
species of the Scarabaeidae
family, mainly Trichius fasciatus
, but also for example Trichius zonatus
, or Trichius abdominalis
The whole body is covered with yellow hairs, except the wing-cases (elytra
), which have yellow and black stripes.
They can reach about 9 to 12 mm in length. The larvae develop in rotting wood, the adults feed on blossoms.