Brachyta punctata lazarevi, a species occuring in Korea, Japan and Russian Far East, has been described as Brachyta interrogationis var. sachalinensis from Sakhalin
by Shonen Matsumura in 1911 [❖]. The host plant and the larval development remain unknown. Adults, active from May to August, are diurnal and anthophilous (visit flowers and blosoming shrubs
- e.g. Viburnum, Crateaegus) [✧].
|Body length:||10 - 14 mm|
|Life cycle:||unknown, probably 1 - 2 years|
|Adults in:||May - August|
|Distribution:||Korea, Japan (Hokkaido), Russia (Primorsky and Khabarovsk krai, Sakhalin)|
The depicted female beetle was collected at Kedrovaya (р. Кедровая) river bank
(N43°06′43″ E131°31′28″; 8 km SSE of Barabash, Khasansky district,
South of Primorsky krai, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on May 22-27, 2015.
Collected by Kirill V. Makarov and A.Zaytsev
Erster Beitrag zur Insekten-Fauna von Sachalin.
Journal of the College of Agriculture, Tohoku Imperial University, Sapporo 4 (1): 1-145 [page 135], 1911.
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow, 550pp [page 137], 2014.
Tshernyshev S.E. and Dubatolov V.V.:
К познанию рода Brachyta Fairmaire, 1864 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) Сибири и Дальнего Востока / Contribution to our knowledge of the genus Brachyta Fairmaire, 1864 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) of Siberia and the Far East.
Euroasian Entomological Journal 4 (1): 43-51, 2005.