ssp. shirvanicum Bogatchev, 1934
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: DORCADIINI
[Photo © P.Jelínek]
This beautiful and rare Dorcadion is known from planes of East Azerbaijan. We know only one polupation near Perekeshkiul in Sumgait River Valley (ca 30 km W of Baku), but according the original description the taxon can be distributed also W of Shemakha. [❖]
Body length: ♂ 11 - 17.3 mm / ♀ 14.3 - 18 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: March - May Host plant: larvae feed on roots of various grass species Distribution: endemic to Azerbaijan
The depicted beetles were collected in Perekeshkiul environs (Azerbaijan) on March 30, 2013.
Danilevsky M.L. and Murzin S.V.:
A revue of Dorcadion Dalman, 1817 species of "laeve-group" Part I (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae).
Les Cahiers Magellanes 92: 1-20, 2009 [download ]
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadiini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) shirvanicum Bogatchev, 1934
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) shirvanicum shirvanicum Bogatchev, 1934