Anastrangalia renardii (Gebler, 1848)
[= Leptura mongolica Pic, 1922]
[= Anastrangalia renardi (Gebler, 1848)]
[= Anoplodera renardi (Gebler, 1848)]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI

Anastrangalia renardii
[Photo © Maxim E. Smirnov]

Anastrangalia renardii, a species occuring in Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Korea, and North China, has been described from Novokuznetsk environs (Siberia, Russia) as Leptura Renardii by Friedrich August Gebler in 1848 [▽]. Larvae of the species develop in decaying wood of coniferous trees (but only Abies was recorded), life cycle 2 years. Adults, active from end of May to August, are diurnal and anthophilous [❖][✧].

Body length:♂♂ 7.0 - 10.0 mm / ♀♀ 8.3 - 12.0 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:end of May - August
Host plant:polyphagous in coniferous trees (Abies is strongly preferred)
Distribution:Russia (North European Territory, East and West Siberia, Far East), Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Korea, China (Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang)

The depicted male beetle was collected in Komsomolsk Nature Reserve (Комсомольский заповедник; Komsomolsk-on-Amur environs, Khabarovsk Krai, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on July 2, 1991.

Collected by Maxim E. Smirnov

Gebler F.A.:
Verzeichniss der im Kolywano-woskresenskischen Hüttenbezirke Süd-West Sibiriens beobachteten Kæfer mit Bemerkungen und Beschreibungen.
Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 21 (2): 317-423, 1848. [download pdf icon]

Cherepanov A.I.:
Cerambycidae of Northern Asia, Volume 1 - Prioninae, Disteniinae, Lepturinae, Aseminae.
Amerind Publishing, New Delhi: 304pp [pages 394-398], 1988. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow, 550pp [page 289-290], 2014. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusLepturini Latreille, 1804
GenusAnastrangalia Casey, 1924
SpeciesAnastrangalia renardii (Gebler, 1848)