Exocentrus (Pseudocentrus) guttulatus Bates, 1873
ssp. ussuricus Tsherepanov, 1973
[= Exocentrus ussuricus Tsherepanov, 1973]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: EXOCENTRINI
Leiopus guttulatus ussuricus
[Photo © Maxim E. Smirnov, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Exocentrus guttulatus, an endemic species to Japan, has been described by Henry Walter Bates in 1873 [✧]. Its continental subspecies (occuring in Russian Far East and North Korea), Exocentrus guttulatus ussuricus, has been described from Primorsky Krai as Exocentrus ussuricus by Alexei Ignatevich Tsherepanov in 1973 [❖]

Body length:5 - 8 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:polyphagous on deciduous trees
Distribution:Russian Far East, North Korea

The depicted male beetle was collected in Gerasimov creek (Герасимов ключ) valley close to Lazo (Лазо́) village (Lazovsky district, Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on July 11, 2010.

Collected by Maxim E. Smirnov

Bates H.W.:
On the Longicorn Coleoptera of Japan.
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, London (4) 12 (71): 380-390, 1873. [download pdf icon]

Tsherepanov A.I.:
Novye vidy zhukov-drovosekov roda Exocentrus (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Novye i maloizvestnye vidy fauny Sibiri 7: 138–139, 1973.

Miroshnikov A.I.:
Little known species of longicorn beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from the Russian Far East / Малоизвестные виды жуков-дровосеков (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Дальнего Востока России.
Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society, St. Petersburg 77: 226–234, 2006. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusExocentrini Pascoe, 1864
GenusExocentrus Dejean, 1835
SubgenusPseudocentrus Fairmaire, 1901
SpeciesExocentrus (Pseudocentrus) guttulatus Bates, 1873
SubspeciesExocentrus (Pseudocentrus) guttulatus ussuricus Tsherepanov, 1973