The genus name Chlorophorus derives from the Greek word chlorós meaning green and phorós meaning wearing, while the species name sartor means tailor.
This widespread and common beetle is present in most of Europe (Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland), in the East Palearctic ecozone and in the Near East.
These beetles inhabit meadows and forest edges. In spring and summer they can be found on flowers of many plant species.
Chlorophorus sartor can reach a length of 6–10 millimetres (0.24–0.39 in). Head, pronotum and elytra are black or brownish and the elytrae show three light stripes and dots.
This species is rather similar to Chlorophorus pelleteri.
Larvae mainly feed on Fagus sylvatica, Pistacia atlantica, Paliurus spina-christi, Ostrya carpinifolia, Celtis australis, Castanea sativa, Quercus pubescens, Ficus carica, Quercus ilex, but also on Ulmus and Crataegus species, Daucus carota, etc.. The adults can be easily encountered on Apiaceae species.
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