ssp. shapovalovi (Danilevsky, 2006)
[= Politodorcadion politum shapovalovi Danilevsky, 2006]
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: DORCADIINI
[Photo © David Navrátil]
Dorcadion politum shapovalovi was described by Mikhail Danilevsky from Orenburg region (South Ural Mts., Russia) in 2006 [❖]. This biggest subspecies of Dorcadion politum is distributed from the south of Orenburg Region (but does not penetrate northwards Ural River) south-eastwards to Aral Sea in Kazakhstan [✧].
Body length: ♂♂ 16-22.7 mm / ♀♀ 16-25.5 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: late April-May Host plant: roots of herbaceous plants and grass Distribution: Russia, Kazakhstan
The depicted beetles were collected in Shybyndy river environs (Troitsk village environs, Solletsk district, Orenburg region, Russia) on May 5, 2011.
Collected by Yu. Shevnin
Four new Dorcadionini taxa from South Urals (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Les cahiers Magellanes 54: 1-20, 2006. [download ]
A new subspecies of Politodorcadion politum (Dalman, 1823) (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from Omsk Region of Russia.
Humanity space - International Almanac 9 (2): 103-111, 2020. [download ]
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadiini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Politodorcadion Danilevsky, 1996
Species: Dorcadion (Politodorcadion) politum Dalman, 1823
Subpecies: Dorcadion (Politodorcadion) balchashense shapovalovi (Danilevsky, 2006)