[Japanese name = Hamabe-Hasami-Mushi (Hasami-Mushi)]
Photo by K. Kohno (at Kume-jima island, Okinawa pref., Japan)
Family Anisolabididae [Japanese family name = Maru-Mune-Hasami-Mushi Ka]
Japan: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Tsushima, Izu islands, Bonin islands, Ryukyu islands; Other countries: Cosmopolitan
Openland, Sea shore, and etc.
Seasonal Life History
Comments by Kohno
This species is observed all over Japan. However, this species is not well studied. This species was described by Bonelli, however, often misundertaken that this species was described by Borelli or Gene.
Anisolabis maritima on Ishigaki-jima island, southwestern part of Ryukyu islands
Anisolabis maritima at coral beach in Ishigaki-jima island is redish and pale in head and thorax.
These photos were taken at the place shown below by K. K (at Ishigaki-jima island, Okinawa pref., Japan)
Photo by K. Kohno. (Shiraho-beach, Ishigaki-jima Island, Okinawa pref., Japan)
- Entomological Laboratory, Fuculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University and Japan Wildlife Research Center, 1989. A check list of Japanese insects, I. (Y. Hirashima ed.) Entomological Laboratory, Fuculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, Fukuoka and Japan Wildlife Research Center, Tokyo, 540 pp.
- Kohno, K., 1998. On the descripter of Anisolabis maritima (in Japanese). Battarigisu 118: 37-38.
- Sakai, S., 1987. Dermapterorum Catalogus XX: 1991-2039.
last updated on January, 2001