Oberea (Oberea) vittata Blessig, 1873

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Oberea vittata
[Photo © Maxim E. Smirnov]

Oberea vittata, a species occuring in North-East Asia (Russia, China, Japan, Mongolia, Korea), has been described from Bureya Massif (Russian Far East) by Constantin Blessig in 1873 [▽]. Larvae of O. vittata develop in twigs of deciduous trees and shrubs (Ulmus, Betula, Alnus, Corylus, Lespedeza, Wistaria) [❖].

Body length:♂♂ 12.5 - 17 mm / ♀♀ 15 - 18.5 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees (Ulmus, Betula, Alnus, Corylus, Lespedeza, Wistaria)
Distribution:Russia, China, Japan, Mongolia, Korea

The depicted female beetle was collected in Glazkovka (Глазковка) village environs (Japan Sea coast, Lazovsky district, Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on August 4-7, 2007.

Collected by V.Shokhrin

Blessig C.:
Zur Kenntniss der Käferfauna Süd-Ost-Sibiriens insbesondere des Amur-Landes. Longicornia.
Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae, St. Petersbourg 9 (3) [1872]: 193-260, 1873.
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Anisimov N.S. and Bezborodov V.:
Жуки-усачи (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) Амуро-Зейского междуречья (Амурская Область, Россия) / Longicorn Beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) of the Amur-Zeya interfluve (Amurskaya Oblast, Russia).
Amurian Zoological Journal 12 (2): 138-157, 2020. [download pdf icon]

Kim K., Park J., Choi E. and Park J.K.:
Taxonomic revision of the genus Oberea Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) from Korea.
Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 10: 509-518, 2017. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusOberea Dejean, 1835
SubgenusOberea Dejean, 1835
SpeciesOberea (Amaurostoma) vittata Blessig, 1873