[= Toxotus amurensis Kraatz, 1879]
Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE / Tribus: STENOCORINI
[Photo © Lech Kruszelnicki]
Stenocorus amurensis, a species known from Far East, has been described from East Siberia as Toxotus amurensis by Gustav Kraatz in 1879 [▽]. The species, which is close to European Stenocorus (Stenocorus) meridianus (Linnaeus, 1758), has also similar bionomy. Larvae of this broadly polyphagous species develop under bark of roots of dead deciduous trees. Pupation in pupal cells in soil close to roots after third winter of larval development. Adults, active from early June to end of July, are typical flowers vistors [❖].
Body length: ♂♂ 12 - 23 mm / ♀♀ 17 - 27 mm Life cycle: 3 years Adults in: June - July Host plant: polyphagous in deciduous trees (Quercus, Acer, Ulmus, Juglans, Salix, Prunus) Distribution: Far East Russia, Korea and China
The depicted beetles were collected in Anisimovka (Анисимовка) village environs (300 m a.s.l., Shkotovsky district, Primorsky krai, Russia) on June 21, 2014.
Collected by Miloš Machálik
Ueber die Bockkäfer Ost-Sibiriens, namentlich die von Christoph am Amur gesammelten.
Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Berlin 23 (1): 77-117, 1879. [download ]
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow 1: 522pp [page 96], 2014. [download ]
|Subfamilia||Lepturinae Latreille, 1802|
|Tribus||Stenocorini Thomson, 1861|
|Genus||Stenocorus Fabricius, 1775|
|Subgenus||Stenocorus Fabricius, 1775|
|Species||Stenocorus (Stenocorus) amurensis (Kraatz, 1879)|