Dorcadion klavdiae, a rare endemic species to Georgia, has been described from Gori environs by Mikhail Danilevsky in 1992 [❖].
D. klavdiae. Occurrence of this interesting species is limited to only one known population near the town of Gori.
|Body length:||17 - 21 mm|
|Life cycle:||1 year|
|Adults in:||April - May|
|Host plant:||roots of herbaceous plants and grass|
|Distribution:||an endemic species to Georgia (Gori environs)|
The depicted male beetle was collected in Gori environs (800 m a.s.l., Shida Kartli region, Georgia) on April 15, 2015.
Collected by S.Dementyev
New and little known Dorcadion Dalman 1817 from Soviet Union (Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Lambillionea 92 (1): 92-97, 1992.