Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) drusum Chevrolat, 1870
[= Dorcadion libanoticum Kraatz, 1873]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIINI
Dorcadion drusum
[Photo © P.Jelínek & M.Hoskovec]



Dorcadion drusum, species distributed in Near East countries (Israel, Lebanon and Syria), has been described from Syria by Lous Alexandre Chevrolat in 1870 [❖].

Body length:12 - 15 mm
Life cycle: 1 year
Adults in:April - May
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grass
Distribution:Israel, Lebanon, Syria


The depicted beetle [❖] was collected on the ground in low vegetation in Ṣlenfah (صلنفة‎‎) environs (1390 m a.s.l., Latakia governorate, Syria) on April 25, 2005.


[❖]
Chevrolat L.A.A.:
Séance du 9 novembre 1870. [Note contenant la description de deux Dorcadion nouveaux et des observations sur quelques autres espèces du même genre].
Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France, Paris 10: lxxxiv-lxxxvi, 1870. [download pdf icon]


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]



 
SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadiini Thomson, 1860
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusCribridorcadion Pic, 1901
SpeciesDorcadion (Cribridorcadion) drusum Chevrolat, 1870