Aromia orientalis, described as Aromia moschata orientalis by Nikolai N. Plavilstshikov from Russian far East (Vladivostok environs) in 1932 [▽][❖][✧], is North-Asian species occuring in
Russian Far East, Mongolia, Japan, China and Korea. The biology of this beautiful longhorn beetle is essentially the same as that of the closest related species, Aromia moschata (Linnaeus, 1758).
|Body length:||16 - 33 mm|
|Life cycle:||2 and more years|
|Adults in:||June - September|
|Host plant:||Salix spp.|
|Distribution:||Russian Far East, Mongolia, Japan, China, Korea|
Depicted mounted female beetle (26 mm) was collected in Sakhalin Botanical Garden FEB RAS (N46°56′34″ E142°45′53″; 95 m a.s.l., Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Ю́жно-Сахали́нск),
Sakhalin oblast, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on June 13, 2017.
Collected by V.Sheiko
Longicorn Beetles Injurious to Wood.
Moscow–Leningrad, 1932 [in Russian].
Beitrag zur Verbreitung der paläarktischen Cerambyciden. III.
Entomologisches Nachrichtenblatt, Troppau 7 (1): 9-16, 1933.
Species Group Taxa of Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) Described by N. N. Plavilstshikov and Their Types Preserved in the Zoological Museum of the Moscow State University and in the Zoological
Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg.
Entomological Review 89 (6): 689-720, 2009.