Leiopus (Leiopus) albivittis Kraatz, 1879
ssp. albivittis Kraatz, 1879

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: ACANTHOCININI
Leiopus albivittis albivittis
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Leiopus albivittis albivittis, a nominotypic subspecies with a wide distribution in the eastern parts of the Palaearctic region from Russia, West Siberia (Ural) to Mongolia, Korea and NE China, has been described from East Siberia by Gustav Kraatz in 1884 [▽].

Body length:5 - 8 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:polyphagous on deciduous trees
Distribution:China, Mongolia, Korea, Russia

The depicted male beetle (6.5 mm) was collected in alluvial forest at Kedrovaya (Кедровая) river bank (N43°06′43″ E131°31′28″; 8 km SSE of Barabash, Khasansky district, South of Primorsky krai, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on May 26, 2015.

Collected by Artem Zaitsev

Kraatz G.:
Ueber die Bockkäfer Ost-Sibiriens, namentlich die von Christoph am Amur gesammelten.
Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Berlin 23 (1): 77-117, 1879. [download pdf icon]

Wallin H., Kwamme T. and Lin M.:
A review of the genera Leiopus Audinet-Serville, 1835 and Acanthocinus, Dejean, 1821 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae, Lamiinae, Acanthocinini) in Asia, with descriptions of six new species of Leiopus from China.
Zootaxa 3326: 1–36, 2012. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusAcanthocinini Blanchard, 1845
GenusLeiopus Audinet-Serville, 1835
SubgenusLeiopus Audinet-Serville, 1835
SpeciesLeiopus (Leiopus) albivittis Kraatz, 1879
SpeciesLeiopus (Leiopus) albivittis albivittis Kraatz, 1879