Dorcadion danilevskyi, a rare species endemic to Suusamyr Plateau in Kyrgyzstan, has been described by V.G. Dolin and S.V. Ovtschinikov in 1999 [❖].
in 1870 [❖]. D. danilevskyi is similar to D. tibiale (Jakovlev, 1890), but differs disticntly by from of pronotum, colour of antennae and legs
as well as by proportion of elytra.
|Body length:||19 - 22 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 year|
|Adults in:||May - June|
|Host plant:||roots of herbaceous plants and grass|
|Distribution:||a species endemic to Kyrgyzstan|
The depicted beetle was collected on the ground in low vegetation in Suusamyr Plateau (2100 m a.s.l., Tian Shan Mountains, Chuy Region, Kyrgyzstan) in May 2015.
Dolin W.G. and Owtschinnikow S.W.:
Eine neue Dorcadion-Art (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) aus Kyrgyzstan.
Vestnik Zoologii 33 (3): 97-99, 1999.