Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) bistriatum Pic, 1898

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIINI
Dorcadion bistriatum
[Photo © P.Jelínek]

Body length:10 - 12 mm
Life cycle: 1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grass
Distribution:Azerbaijan, Armenia [❖]

The depicted beetle was collected on the ground in low vegetation in Vorotan Pass environs (2300-2500 m a.s.l., Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia) on June 10, 2012.

Breuning S.:
Revision der Dorcadionini (Col. Ceramb.)
Abhandlungen und Berichte aus dem staatlichen Museum für Tierkunde in Dresden 27: 1-666, 1962. [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadiini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) bistriatum Pic, 1898