Pidonia amurensis, a common flower-visitor occuring in deciduous/mixed forests of Russian Far East, China, and Korea, has been described from East Siberia by Maurice Pic in 1900 [❖].
Larvae of P. amurensis develop under the bark of dead roots of deciduous trees. Mature larvae leave the roots and pupate in pupal cells created in the soil, life-cycle 2 years. Adults, active
from June to July, are diurnal and anthophilous [✧][❖].
|Body length:||♂♂ 6.0 - 11.0 mm / ♀♀ 8.0 - 11.5 mm|
|Life cycle:||2 years|
|Adults in:||June - July|
|Host plant:||polyphagous in roots of deciduous trees (prefers Salix, but also in Prunus maackii, Alnus, Acer, Populus etc.)|
|Distribution:||Russia (Far East), North China, and Korea|
Depicted male beetle (7.7 mm) was collected at Listvennichnaya (Лиственничная) river under of Kamenystyi (Каменистый) creek estuary
(N43°35′47″ E131°21′53″; 400 m a.s.l, Borisovskoye Plateau, South of Primorsky krai, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia)
on May 30, 2019.
Collected by Kirill V. Makarov
Contribution à l'étude des Longicornes.
L'Échange, Revue Linnéenne 16 (191): 81-83, 1900.
Cerambycidae of Northern Asia, Volume 1 - Prioninae, Disteniinae, Lepturinae, Aseminae.
Amerind Publishing, New Delhi: 304pp [pages 275-279], 1988.
Longicorn beetles (Col., Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow, 550pp [page 211-212], 2014.