Sophronica sundukovi, an extremely rare species (2 specimens collected only) occuring in Russian Far East and North Korea, has been described from Lazo (Лазо́) environs (Primorsky Krai in the
Russian Far East) by Mikhail Danilevsky in 2009 [▽]. The sister taxon, the Korean Sophronica koreana Gressitt, 1951, differs from both known specimens of S. sundukovi by dense pronotal
punctation, rugose elytral punctation, and totally brown prothorax [❖].
|Body length:||4.4 - 5.5 mm|
|Adults in:||June - July|
|Distribution:||Russian Far East (Primorsky Krai), North Korea|
The depicted female beetle (holotype) was collected in Lazo (Лазо́) village environs (Lazovsky district, Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern Federal District) on July 19, 2008.
Collected by Yu. Sundukov
A new species of the genus Sophronica Blanchard, 1845 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from Russian Primorie.
Euroasian Entomological Journal 8 (1): 25-26, 2009.
Taxonomic notes on Palaearctic Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Humanity space - International Almanac 2 (supplement 2): 5-27, 2013.