Leiopus (Leiopus) stillatus (Bates, 1884)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: ACANTHOCININI
Leiopus stillatus

[Photo © D.Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Leiopus stillatus has been described from Lake Chūzenji environs (Nikkō, Tochigi prefecture, Japan) as Acanthocinus stillatus by Henry Walter Bates in 1884 [▽]. This species has a wide distribution in the Eastern part of the Palaearctic Region from Far East Russia to the Korean peninsula, Japan and China.

Body length:6 - 11 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:April - August
Host plant: polyphagous on deciduous trees
Distribution:China, Japan, Korea, Russia (Far East)

The depicted beetle was collected in Kuzubezawa (Niisato village environs, Shimohei District, Iwate Prefecture, Tōhoku region, Honshu, Japan) on August 1, 2015.

Collected by Takao Arai

Bates H.W.:
Longicorn beetles of Japan. Additions, chiefly from the later collections of Mr. George Lewis; and notes on the synonymy, distribution, and habits on the previously known species.
The Journal of the Linnean Society of London 18: 205-262, 1884. [download pdf icon]

Wallin H., Kwamme T. and Lin M.:
A review of the genera Leiopus Audinet-Serville, 1835 and Acanthocinus, Dejean, 1821 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae, Lamiinae, Acanthocinini) in Asia, with descriptions of six new species of Leiopus from China.
Zootaxa 3326: 1–36, 2012. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusAcanthocinini Blanchard, 1845
GenusLeiopus Audinet-Serville, 1835
SubgenusLeiopus Audinet-Serville, 1835
SpeciesLeiopus (Leiopus) stillatus (Bates, 1884)