ssp. rufilius Bates, 1884
Subfamilia: CERAMBYCINAE / Tribus: CLYTINI
[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]
Xylotrechus rufilius, a species occuring in North-East Asia, has been described from Japan by Henry Walter Bates in 1884 [▽]. The species inhabits deciduous forests, its larvae develop under bark in trunks of standing dead/dying or freshly fallen deciduous trees [✧].
Body length: 8 - 13 mm Life cycle: 2 years Adults in: June - Septemeber Host plant: polyphagous in deciduous trees (Acer, Ulmus, Carpinus, Fraxinus, etc.) Distribution: Russia (Ussuri-Primorye region, Sakhalin and Kunashir), Japan, North-East China, Korean peninsula.
The beetles in the picture were collected in Hannō-shi environs (Saitama prefecture, Kantō region, Honshu, Japan) on June 20, 2020.
Collected by Atsushi Kato
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 (4) 18: 205-262, 1884. [download ]
Cerambycidae of Northern Asia, Volume 2 - Cerambycinae Part II.
Amerind Publishing, New Delhi: 354pp [pages 152-158], 1988. [download ]
|Subfamilia||Cerambycinae Latreille, 1802|
|Tribus||Clytini Mulsant, 1839|
|Genus||Xylotrechus Chevrolat, 1860|
|Subgenus||Xylotrechus Chevrolat, 1860|
|Species||Xylotrechus (Xylotrechus) rufilius Bates, 1884|
|Subspecies||Xylotrechus (Xylotrechus) rufilius rufilius Bates, 1884|