Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) heldreichii Kraatz, 1873

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion heldreichii

[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]



Dorcadion heldreichii, an endemic species to Greece, has been described from Mount Parnassus by Gustav Kraatz in 1873 [❖].

Body length:♂♂ 11.4 - 15 mm / ♀♀ 13.6 - 15.8 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grass
Distribution:an endemic species to Greece (Phthiotis)


The depicted male beetle was collected in Parnassos Ski Centre (Χιονοδρομικό Κέντρο Παρνασσού) environs (1740 m a.s.l., Amfikleia, Parnassos Mt., Phthiotis, Greece) on May 30, 2014.

Collected by Josef Mertlík


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Kraatz G.:
Die Käfer Europas. Nach der Natur beschrieben von Dr. G. Kraatz im Anschluss an die Käfer Europa's von Dr. H. C. Küster.
In: Küster, 1873. Die Käfer Europas nach der Natur beschrieben 29: 1-101, 1873. [download pdf icon]

Pesarini C. and Sabbadini A.:
Ricerche sui Dorcadiini do Grecia. II. Le specie della Grecia centromeridionale e quelle del gruppo di Dorcadion kozanii (Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano 148 (1): 85-83, 2007. [download pdf icon]



 
SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadionini Swainson, 1840
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusCribridorcadion Pic, 1901
SpeciesDorcadion (Cribridorcadion) heldreichii Kraatz, 1873