Grammoptera (Neoencyclops) cyanea Tamanuki, 1933
[= Grammoptera plavilstshikovi Heyrovský, 1965]

Subfamilia: LEPTURINAE  /  Tribus: LEPTURINI
Grammoptera cyanea

[Photo © Kirill V. Makarov, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Grammoptera cyanea, a very rare species occuring in Russian Far East and North Korea, has been described from Sakhalin as by Kôichi Tamanuki in 1933 [▽]. G. cyanea is a very rarely collected species whose bionomy is unknown. Adults, active in June and July, are diurnal and anthophilous [❖].

Body length:♂♂ 7.7 - 8.5 mm / ♀♀ 8.0 - 9.3 mm
Life cycle:[?]
Adults in:May - July
Host plant:unknown
Distribution:Russian Far East and North Korea

The depicted male beetle (7.7 mm) was collected in forest at the foot of the Bolshevik (Большевик) mountain in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk environs (N46°56′41″ E142°46′30″; 180 m a.s.l, Sakhalin oblast, Sakhalin, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on July 14-15, 2011.

Collected by Kirill V. Makarov

Tamanuki K.:
A List of the Longicorn-beetle from Saghalien, with the descriptions of one new species, one new variety and one new aberrant form.
Insecta Matsumurana, Sapporo 8 (2): 69-88, 1933. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L.:
Longicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycoidea) of Russia and adjacent countries. Part 1.
Higher School Consulting, Moscow, 550pp [page 217], 2014. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLepturinae Latreille, 1802
TribusLepturini Latreille, 1802
GenusGrammoptera Dejean, 1835
SubgenusNeoencyclops Matsushita et Tamanuki, 1940
SpeciesGrammoptera (Neoencyclops) cyanea Tamanuki, 1933