Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) ringenbachi Rapuzzi & Sama, 2018
/ Tribus: DORCADIINI
[Photo © Jean-Claude Ringenbach]
Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) ringenbachi, an endemic Iraqi species discovered by Jean-Claude Ringenbach, was recently described by
Pierpaolo Rapuzzi and Gianfranco Sama. Only two specimens were found, the holotype is in collection of Pierpaolo Rapuzzi.
|Body length:||15.5 mm|
|Life cycle:|| 1 year|
|Host plant:||roots of herbaceous plants and grass|
The depicted beetle (paratype) was collected in Galala environs (N36°39′53″ E44°47′47″ - 2560 m a.s.l.; Erbil Governorate, Kurdistan Region of Iraq) on May 14, 2014.
Collected by Jean-Claude Ringenbach
Rapuzzi P. & Sama G.:
New taxa and notes on the systematic of Paleartic longhorn-beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Munis Entomology & Zoology Journal 13 (1): 1-39, 2018.
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadiini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) ringenbachi Rapuzzi & Sama, 2018