Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: DORCADIONINI
[Photo © Lech Kruszelnicki]
Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) rezai was recently described by Mikhail Danilevsky from Semiron environs (N31°14′28″ E51°25′10″; سميرم, Semirom County, Isfahan Province, Iran) according to males only [❖]. The species is not similar to any other because of its unique male elytral design. It belongs to D. laeve-group of species because of relatively glabrous, coarsely sculptured pronotum and totally black antennae and legs.
Body length: 12 - 18 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: May Host plant: larvae feed on roots of various grass species Distribution: an endemic species to Iran
Depicted mounted beetles of both sexes were collected by our friend Lech Kruszelnicki 33 km S of Borujen (N31°40’59" E51°14’01"; بروجن, Isfahan Province, Iran) on May 5, 2017. The living specimens were collected by P.Jelínek near Semirom (سميرم,; Semirom County, Isfahan Province, W Iran) on May 13, 2019.
Seven new Longicorn (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) species from Iran.
Zootaxa 4444 (5): 584–592, 2018. [download ]
Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) rezai ♂ [Photo © P.Jelínek ]
Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) rezai ♀ [Photo © P.Jelínek ]
|Subfamilia||Lamiinae Latreille, 1825|
|Tribus||Dorcadionini Swainson, 1840|
|Genus||Dorcadion Dalman, 1817|
|Subgenus||Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901|
|Species||Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) rezai Danilevsky, 2018|