Brachyta (Brachyta) sachalinensis Matsumura, 1911

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: EVODINIINI
Brachyta sachalinensis
[Photo © Kirill V. Makarov, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Brachyta sachalinensis, a species occuring in Korea, Japan and Russian Far East, has been described as Brachyta interrogationis var. sachalinensis from Sakhalin by Shonen Matsumura in 1911 [❖]. The host plant and the larval development remain unknown. Adults, active from May to August, are diurnal and anthophilous (visit flowers and blosoming shrubs - e.g. Viburnum, Crateaegus) [✧].

Body length:10 - 14 mm
Life cycle:unknown, probably 1 - 2 years
Adults in:May - August
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:Korea, Japan (Hokkaido), Russia (Primorsky and Khabarovsk krai, Sakhalin)

The depicted female beetle was collected at Kedrovaya (р. 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 22-27, 2015.

Collected by Kirill V. Makarov and Artem Zaitsev

Matsumura S.:
Erster Beitrag zur Insekten-Fauna von Sachalin.
Journal of the College of Agriculture, Tohoku Imperial University, Sapporo 4 (1): 1-145 [page 135], 1911. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow, 550pp [page 137], 2014. [download pdf icon]

Tshernyshev S.E. and Dubatolov V.V.:
К познанию рода Brachyta Fairmaire, 1864 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) Сибири и Дальнего Востока.
[ Contribution to our knowledge of the genus Brachyta Fairmaire, 1864 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) of Siberia and the Far East. ]
Euroasian Entomological Journal 4 (1): 43-51, 2005. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusEvodiniini Zamoroka, 2022
GenusBrachyta Fairmaire in Jacquelin du Val, 1864
SubgenusBrachyta Fairmaire in Jacquelin du Val, 1864
SpeciesBrachyta (Brachyta) sachalinensis Matsumura, 1911