Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) dimidiatum Motschulsky, 1838
ssp. dimidiatum Motschulsky, 1838

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIINI
Dorcadion dimidiatum dimidiatum
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:11 - 16 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:roots of grasses
Distribution:Armenia, Iran, Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected in alpine meadows on south-eastern slopes of the highest mountain of Armenia, Mount Aragats (Արագած; 2500-2800 m, Aragatsotn province, Armenia), on June 14, 2012.

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Dorcadion dimidiatum dimidiatum
Dorcadion dimidiatum dimidiatum
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadiini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) dimidiatum Motschulsky, 1838
Subspecies: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) dimidiatum dimidiatum Motschulsky, 1838