Corennys sericata Bates, 1884

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI

Corennys sericata
[Photo © Kirill V. Makarov,]

Corennys sericata, a species from the interesting Oriental genus Corennys Bates, 1884, was from its description by Henry Walter Bates in 1884 [▽] for decades known only from Japan and later from North China. However, this rare species was also found in the territory of the Russian Federation by Yu.Sudnikov and L.Sudnikova on the Kunashir (Kuril islands, Russian Far Eastern) in the summer 2015 [✧].

Body length:12 - 17 mm
Life cycle:2 years [?]
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:Russia (Kunashir Island), North China, Japan, Korea [?]

The depicted male beetle was collected on the SW shore of Goryácheye (Горя́чее) lake (Kunashir Island, Yuzhno-Kurilsky district, Kuril Islands, Sakhalin Oblast, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on July 14-17, 2015.

Collected by Yu.Sudnikov and L.Sudnikova

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

Miroshnikov A.I.:
First record od the genus Corennys Bates, 1884 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Russia.
Far Eastern Entomologist 350: 17-19, 2018. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusLepturini Latreille, 1804
GenusCorennys Bates, 1884
SpeciesCorennys sericata Bates, 1884