Rondibilis (Rondibilis) saperdina (Bates, 1884)
[= Eryssamena saperdina Bates, 1884]
[= Rondibilis (Rondibilis) saperdinus (Bates, 1884)]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: ACANTHOCININI
Rondibilis saperdina
[Photo © Kirill V. Makarov, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Rondibilis saperdina, an insular Pacific species known from Russian Far East (Sakhalin, Kunashir) and Japan, has been described from Japan as Eryssamena saperdina by Henry Walter Bates in 1884 [❖]. Nocturnal species, can be attracted by light.

Body length:8 - 15 mm
Life cycle:1 -2 years [?]
Adults in:June - September
Host plant:polyphagous in deciduous trees [?]
Distribution:Russian Far East (Sakhalin, Kunashir), Japan

The depicted beetles were collected on lower and middle course of Zolotaya (Золотая) river (Kunashir/Кунаши́р island, Kuril Islands, Yuzhno-Kurilsky district, Sakhalin region, Russia).

Collected by Kirill V. Makarov

Bates H.W.:
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.
Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 18: 205-262, 1884. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusAcanthocinini Blanchard, 1845
GenusRondibilis J. Thomson, 1857
SubgenusRondibilis J. Thomson, 1857
SpeciesRondibilis (Rondibilis) saperdina (Bates, 1884)