[= Dorcadion lederi Kraatz, 1878]
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: DORCADIINI
[Photo © P.Jelínek & M.Hoskovec]
Dorcadion auratum is very rare and local species, known only from Georgia and Armenia.
Body length: ♂♂ 10 - 13 mm / ♀♀ 11 - 14 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: April - May Host plant: roots of grasses (Poaceae) Distribution: Armenia, Georgia
The mounted beetles (male, androchromic female and autochromic female) were collected in Kaspi (კასპი) environs on April 17, 2014. Depicted living male was collected in Uplistsikhe (უფლისციხე) on April 12, 2015. Both localities are situated in Shida Kartli region of Eastern Georgia.
[Photo © E.Rutjan]
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadiini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) auratum Tournier, 1872