Miaenia (Miaenia) maritima Tsherepanov, 1979
[= Sciades (Miaenia) maritimus (Tsherepanov, 1979)]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: EXOCENTRINI
Miaenia maritima
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Maxim E. Smirnov, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Miaenia maritima, a rare species known from Russian Far East and South Korea, has been described from Primorsky Krai by Alexei Ignatevich Tsherepanov in 1979 [✳][✮].

Body length:5 - 6 mm
Life cycle:2 years
Adults in:June - July
Host plant:polyphagous on deciduous trees (e.g. Quercus spp.)
Distribution:Russian Far East, South Korea

The depicted male beetle was beaten from dead oak branches in Turiy Rog (Турий Рог) village environs (Khankaysky district, Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern Federal District, Russia) on June 27, 2015.

Collected by Sergey N. Ivanov

Tsherepanov A.I.:
Новый вид рода Miaenia (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
[ New species of the genus Miaenia (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) ]
Труды Всесоюзного энтомологического общества / Horae Societatis Entomologicae Unionis Soveticae 61: 82-83: 1979.

Choi I.J., Kwon T.S., Lim J.:
A taxonomic review of the genus Miaenia Pascoe, 1864 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from South Korea with a new record of M. tonsa (Bates).
Journal of Forest Research 29 (3): 833-840, 2018. [download pdf icon]

Roguet D.:
Miaenia nomen revalidatum pro Sciades Pascoe, 1864 (nec Müller & Troschel, 1849) (Coleoptera : Cerambycidae : Lamiinae).
Le Coléoptériste, Bulletin de liaison de l'ACOREP 15 (3): 153-155, 2013. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusExocentrini Pascoe, 1864
GenusMiaenia Pascoe, 1864
SubgenusMiaenia Pascoe, 1864
SpeciesMiaenia (Miaenia) maritima Tsherepanov, 1979